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Wed, Apr 17



Science on Tap

Come learn from our amazing speakers Darren McAvoy and Bruce Bugbee!

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Science on Tap
Science on Tap

Time & Location

Apr 17, 2024, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Logan, 119 Main St, Logan, UT 84321, USA

About the Event

Darren McAvoy is an Extension Associate Professor of Forestry at Utah State University and a Fellow of the Society of American Foresters. He is an expert at low-tech biochar production methods and the inventor of Big Box biochar kilns. He owns and operates Darren McAvoy Consulting, an international forestry consulting firm. After graduating from Colorado State University with a forestry degree he was a sawyer on the Flathead Hotshot Crew in Columbia Falls, MT and a consulting forester in Sandpoint, ID. Darren holds a master’s degree in communications from Utah State University.

Bruce Bugbee is a Professor at Utah State University and the founder of Apogee Instruments. He is well known for his work with NASA on farming in space and is currently funded to study food production for a colony on Mars. He holds the Governors Medal for Science from the State of Utah and is a Fellow in both the Agronomy and Horticultural Societies. He has studied the cultivation of medical cannabis since it became legal in 2018. In 2015 he gave an invited TED talk titled, “Turning Water into Food.”

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