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FEATURED REPORT: Seeds of Success
In a world intricately connected by agriculture, farm-based education and research holds an important role at the crossroads of this complex network. Amid declining agricultural literacy rates and a growing interest in the origins of sustainably produced food, farm-based education and research centers emerge as crucial bridges, providing experiential, interdisciplinary learning rooted in local contexts. This report explores what makes these types of institutions successful.
Critical Questions to Ask and Answer about the Future of Global Agriculture in an Era of Multiple Crises
By Kathleen Merrigan, Executive Director of the Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems at Arizona State University.
October 6, 2023 at the ASU DC campus, the Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems, TMG Think Tank for Sustainability, Berlin Germany and the German Embassy of Washington DC joined together to host an event designed to identify the most...
By Brock LaChapelle, ASU Sustainable Food Systems graduate student.
In May 2023, DC Central Kitchen welcomed our cohort from the ASU Sustainable Food Systems graduate program to their facility for a tour of their operation. Located in the LEED Certified RiverPoint development, this non-profit organization’s mission is to “use food as a tool to strengthen bodies, empower minds,...
In this series, we're sitting down with the Swette Center-affiliated faculty to catch up on food systems, innovation, and what makes a good meal. See the rest of the series on our Food Systems Profiles page.
Read on for an interview with Yujin Park, Assistant Professor in the College of Integrative Sciences and Arts.
1) How did...