Florida Youth and Experts Discuss How to Feed the World

Who: UF/IFAS, National 4-H Council, Florida Farm Bureau, Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention

What: By 2050, 10 million people will live on Earth. Scientific innovation will play a role in growing enough food to feed them all, but how do we grow these innovators? A panel discussion of teen leaders and adult experts will explore how educating youth about agricultural, health and food is a critical ingredient in feeding the world. This event is part of the Cade Museum’s Food Revolution initiative.


Kirby Barrick, professor emeritus and former dean of UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Michelle Curts, leadership programs coordinator, Florida Farm Bureau

Christopher DeCubellis, UF/IFAS Florida 4-H state specialized agent for dairy and animal sciences

Travis Mitchell, food systems specialist, UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program

Shelby Sumner, Florida 4-H state officer, UF/IFAS Extension 4-H Okeechobee County

Hunter Williams, Florida 4-H state officer, UF/IFAS Extension 4-H Union County



Jennifer Sirangelo, president and CEO, National 4-H Council

When: November 22, 2019, 6 p.m.

Where: Cade Museum for Creativity and Invention

811 Main St., Gainesville, FL 32601

Contact: Samantha Murray, 352-294-3307 (office), 949-735-1076 (cell), grenrosa@ufl.edu


Posted: November 18, 2019

Category: 4-H & Youth, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: News

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