Extension/Outreach

Phaff Yeast Culture at UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day, Feb. 18th

January 17, 2023

The Phaff Yeast Culture Collection is participating in the 11th annual UC Davis Biodiversity Museum Day on Saturday February 18, 2023. The yeast displays and activities will be open from 10AM to 2 PM at the Robert Mondavi Institute Brewery, Winery and Food Processing facility. Come explore the exhibits about yeast, hear about the latest discoveries from the Phaff collection, and tour the teaching winery and brewery.

Marco on Science Café, December 14th, 2022

December 05, 2022

FST Professor Maria Marco will be featured on Science Café Wednesday, December 14th, in a conversation with Professor Jared Shaw titled "Eat Your Microbes! What are Fermented Foods and Why Do we Eat Them?" The event is at G Street Wunderbar, 228 G Street, downtown Davis at 5:30 pm.  

Spice Containers Are Probably the Dirtiest Items in Your Kitchen?

November 21, 2022
Just in time for the holidays – a food safety reminder for all home cooks. FST’s Linda J. Harris, in a VeryWellHealth article by Stephanie Brown, “Spice Containers Are Probably the Dirtiest Items in Your Kitchen” recommends making a habit of washing your hands, moving potentially-contaminated items directly to the dishwasher or sink, and cleaning and sanitizing the counters as you cook.

Glen Fox receives Outstanding Service Award from UC Davis CPE

November 14, 2022

FST's Anheuser-Busch Endowed Professor of Malting and Brewing Sciences, Dr. Glen Fox, received an Outstanding Service Award for 2022 from UC Davis Continuing and Professional Education (CPE).  The award celebrates the dedication, enthusiasm, excellent teaching and service by the instructors on behalf of UC Davis CPE.  The awards were presented at the Outstanding Service Awards and Instructor Appreciation Reception on September 8th.