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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SFSI Affiliates Find Unexpected Outcomes on Puerto Rican Coffee Farms after Hurricane Maria

University of Michigan ecologists Ivette Perfecto and John Vandermeer have studied Latin American coffee farms for a quarter century, and they tracked the recovery of tropical forests in Nicaragua following 1988’s Hurricane Joan for nearly 20 years. So, when Hurricane […]

Food Literacy For All

Food Literacy for All will take place again for a fourth year during the winter semester of 2020. UM students can enroll in the course for credit and community members can attend the series for free. More information coming soon. […]

Sustainable Food Systems Initiative holds 6th annual Fast Food for Thought event

Read the article on the Michigan Daily’s website here. Tuesday, October 1, 2019 – 9:22pm MOLLY NORRIS Daily Staff Reporter The University of Michigan Sustainable Food Systems Initiative held its 6th annual Fast Food For Thought event Tuesday night. Nine speakers presented […]

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