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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Zahir Janmohamed | “De-colonizing Food Journalism”

February 11, 2020 Zahir Janmohamed, co-founder of the James Beard nominated podcast Racist Sandwich, spoke about what has, and has not, changed in food media since he and Soleil Ho began their show in 2016. He discussed why he thinks […]

Robert Lustig | “Corporate Wealth or Public Health?”

  February 4, 2020 Mountain Dew Mouth has been the scourge of dentists for decades. But there’s a new disease which affects even more people: Mountain Dew Liver. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) wasn’t even discovered until 1980; and now […]

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. […]

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