Redesigning the Future of On-line Food Consumption

Figure 4. Prototype interface for the urban farms GUI REDESIGNING ON-LINE FOOD CONSUMPTION TO ENHANCE RACIAL AND SOCIAL INCLUSION THROUGH GENERATIVE PRODUCTION NETWORKS Keesa V. Johnson1, Ron Eglash2* 1Penny Stamps School of Art and Design, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, […]

New Study Published by SFSI Affiliate Meha Jain

Fig. 1 Mean winter cropped area from 2000–2001 to 2015–2016. Cropped area is shown (A) across India, (B) in a highly cropped region in Punjab, and (C) in a medium-intensity cropped region in Bihar. Pixels that were never cropped are highlighted […]

Dr. Finn Speaks to Feeding Multitudes in Apocalyptic Times

This past November, SFSI affiliate and Lecturer for the University Courses Division, Margot Finn, gave a keynote for the conference Food Futures in the Anthropocene: Place-based, Just, Convivial hosted by the University of Tasmania. You can now access this talk […]

SFSI Solidarity with the COVID-19 Farmworker Study

Carrots are picked near Arvin, Calif., Aug. 20, 2020. (Brian L. Frank/The New York Times)

Carrots are picked near Arvin, Calif., Aug. 20, 2020. (Brian L. Frank/The New York Times) Date: December 23, 2020 The impacts of the COVID-19 virus have deepened disparities, worsened health outcomes, and sacrificed the safety of the farmworkers that grow […]

COVID-19 and the Urgency of Transforming the Food System

The most recent updates on the University of Michigan’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic can be found here. The Maize and Blue Cupboard remains open, providing food, cookware, and other personal items with increased safety precautions at this time. See here […]

Azteca ant colonies move the same way leopards’ spots form

Authors: SFSI Faculty Affiliates Ivette Perfecto and John Vandermeer Published December 2019 in BioScience ANN ARBOR—What could Azteca ants in coffee farms in Mexico have in common with leopards’ spots and zebras’ stripes? After two decades of analyzing the rise, spread […]