The University of Michigan Sustainable Food Systems Initiative engages an interdisciplinary mix of students, faculty, and communities at local and global levels to learn from and build food systems that are health-promoting, economically viable, equitable, and ecologically sound.

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UM Food Citizenship Project

The University of Michigan Sustainable Food Systems Initiative received a Higher Education Challenge grant from the US Department of Agriculture to increase student exposure to interdisciplinary approaches to agriculture and food systems. The project seeks
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Taste the Taters (Nov 19)

On Thursday, November 19th, over 50 farmers, faculty members, staff and students flooded a small classroom in Kraus in order to taste test six accessions of sweet potatoes for best taste and texture. Upon arrival,
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Faculty discuss foodways, agriculture in 10 mini talks

Faculty discuss foodways, agriculture in 10 mini talks Art & Design prof. Joe Trumpey speaks about sustainable farming in his speech titled “Homesteading as Creative Practice” at the Fast Food for Thought discussion in the
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Faculty Spotlight: Andrew Jones

Andrew Jones | Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health, Department of Human Nutrition & Sustainable Food Systems cluster hire Dr. Andrew Jones has held many titles–geographer, filmmaker, pie-eating champ, researcher, professor, and now dad.
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New Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Food Systems!

The graduate certificate in Sustainable Food Systems is one focus area of the graduate certificate in Sustainability. The Sustainability graduate certificate provides the knowledge, skill sets, and credentials relevant to sustainability.  Graduates will be better
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