Bug appétit: Great Insect Fair highlights insects as food
August 25, 2016
Chocolate chirpies. Cricket cookies. Super-insect trail mix. Tune up your taste buds for these treats and more at Penn State's 2016 Great Insect Fair, set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10, at the Snider Agricultural Arena at University Park.
Short course to cover science, art of cheese making Nov. 7-10
August 19, 2016
Farmstead and artisan dairy processors and others interested in cheese are invited to take a short course presented by Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences in which they can learn about the ingredients and processes used to make specialty cheese.
Upward Bound Math and Science students complete summer chocolate project
July 22, 2016
For the fourth year in a row, the Office of Multicultural Affairs in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences has partnered with Upward Bound Math and Science to create the College of Ag Sciences Summer Experience, or CASSE. Over six weeks in June and July, groups of Pennsylvania high schoolers worked on a research project developed by faculty and graduate students, studying how to make a healthier chocolate bar that is still palatable to potential customers.
Creamery celebrates National Ice Cream Day during arts festival
July 8, 2016
Penn State's Berkey Creamery will celebrate National Ice Cream Day, which falls on Sunday, July 17 -- the last day of this year's Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts -- held annually in downtown State College and on the University Park campus.