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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Faculty Spotlight: Jessica Kenyatta Walker

Jessica Kenyatta Walker | Faculty Spotlight Date: September 21, 2020 Dr. Jessica Kenyatta Walker started her romance with academia in high school and since then she has forged a uniquely intersectional career uncovering the way race, space, symbolism and so […]

Faculty Spotlight: Cindy Leung

Cindy Leung | Faculty Spotlight Date: August 7, 2020 Community nutrition advocate, native Californian, and mom, Cindy Leung, is interested in understanding the implications of food insecurity, especially on our very own campus.  What sparked your interest in food insecurity? […]

SFSI Intern Reflection: Navigating being a designer and farmer in a digital world

Author: Keesa V. Johnson Date: July 31, 2020 Currently, I’m at the midpoint of my first COVID 19 summer, working as an urban agriculture intern with D-Town Farm and Oakland Avenue Urban Farm in Detroit. Our online system is up […]

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