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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2020 Fast Food for Thought Compilation

Our annual Fast Food for Thought event brings together a diversity of SFSI affiliates to showcase a wide range of interdisciplinary food systems research, coursework, and activities on campus. As with most things in 2020, the 7th annual Fast Food […]

Unexpected Limitations to the Biological Control of the Coffee Leaf Miner

Authors: SFSI Faculty Affiliates Ivette Perfecto and John Vandermeer along with EEB students Zachary Hajian-Forooshani and Alexa White Published July 2020 in Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment ANN ARBOR— The most recent publication by the Perfectomeer lab of Ivette Perfecto and John Vandermeer details the […]

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 […]

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