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.

4th annual Fast Food for Thought (Oct 10, 2017)

The 4th annual “Fast Food for Thought” will bring together 10 interdisciplinary faculty members from across campus to give a series of fast-paced talks (5 minutes each) related to food and/or agriculture. Speaker information below and
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Fall 2017 Sustainable Food Systems courses

From GMOs to Food Policy to the Ethics of Eating Check out the array of Fall 2017 Sustainable Food Systems course offerings!  

[News] Congrats to SFSI affiliates Andrew Jones, Lesli Hoey, & Marty Heller!

Congrats to SFSI affiliates Andrew Jones (SPH), Lesli Hoey (UP), and Marty Heller (SNRE) on their 450K Transformation Grant from Graham Sustainability Institute! Researchers will analyze the links between diet, human health and environmental change
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SFSI welcomed Frances Moore Lappé

UM’s Sustainable Food Systems Initiative welcomed Frances Moore Lappé for the Second Session of Food Literacy for All Written by Katherine Hoffman February 9, 2017 On January 17, 2017 the University of Michigan’s Sustainable Food
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New Study by SFSI Affiliate Alicia Cohen

From Farm to Clinic: Addressing community food security with no-cost clinic intervention New research, led by SFSI affiliate Alicia Cohen, M.D., M.Sc., tap into a simple way to encourage healthier eating habits among low-income families by
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Food Literacy for All Videos – Winter 2017

Video recordings from Winter 2017 guest speakers are available! Food Literacy for all is a community-academic partnership course exploring sustainable food system from distinguished leaders. Join us in watching and continuing the #FoodLiteracyForAll conversation. Food
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