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Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems

Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems

Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems

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Together, we drive social progress, economic productivity and ecosystem resilience through food systems transformation

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The Critical To-Do List for Organic Agriculture

“The majority of these recommendations could be accomplished almost immediately, and by doing so we can keep organic agriculture strong for the next thirty years.”
– Kathleen Merrigan, Executive Director of the Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems

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Tomorrow: History in the Making

Tomorrow: History in the Making

Tomorrow, the White House is hosting the first conference in over 50 years that focuses on food, nutrition, and health. With the ambitious goal of ending hunger and diet-related disease by 2030, President Biden and his team of Cabinet Secretaries, including Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack,...

Food Policy and Sustainability Leadership 2022/2023 Cohort

Food Policy and Sustainability Leadership 2022/2023 Cohort

We are thrilled to introduce Arizona State University’s Food Policy & Sustainability Leadership 2022-2023 class. This is our fourth cohort of students for this graduate program and every year it continues to grow. With a commitment to shaping food and farm policy in the public interest, this cohort of leaders hail from across the country...

Deputy Secretary of USDA: A Leader for Today and the Future

Deputy Secretary of USDA: A Leader for Today and the Future

By: Allison Perkins, ASU Food Systems graduate student. It was an honor for our graduate cohort to meet with Deputy Secretary of USDA, Dr. Jewel Bronaugh, during our DC Immersive trip. As a graduate student of Sustainable Food Systems, I was inspired by Dr. Bronaugh’s intersectional work which I can learn from to enhance impact...