Future of Food

Future of Food Global Dialogue Series

The New American Farmer: Immigration, Race, and the Struggle for Sustainability

The New American Farmer: Immigration, Race, and the Struggle for Sustainability

The New American Farmer: Immigration, Race, and the Struggle for Sustainability Thursday, November 21, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Join author Laura-Anne Minkoff-Zern in a talk about her new book about the new influx of immigrant farmers in the United States. Although the majority of farms in the United States have US-born owners who identify […]
Eating Tomorrow: The Battle for the Future of Food

Eating Tomorrow: The Battle for the Future of Food

Eating Tomorrow: The Battle for the Future of Food Thursday, October 24, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Join author Timothy A. Wise in a conversation with Dr. Jennifer Clapp and Sophia Murphy about concentrated economic power in the world’s food systems. In his book, Eating Tomorrow, Wise makes a convincing case that increasing the industrial […]
The Rise of Mega-companies in the Global Food System: Implications for Justice and Sustainability

The Rise of Mega-companies in the Global Food System: Implications for Justice and Sustainability

The Rise of Mega-companies in the Global Food System: Implications for Justice and Sustainability Tuesday, October 8, 2019 from 12:30PM-2:00PM A shrinking number of ever larger “mega-companies” command enormous influence over the global food system. The Liu Institute for Global Issues is hosting a talk with Jennifer Clapp discussing this issue. In this talk, Jennifer […]
Cluster Hire Research Series: Understanding Soil Organic Matter’s Relationship with Agricultural Productivity

Cluster Hire Research Series: Understanding Soil Organic Matter’s Relationship with Agricultural Productivity

Cluster Hire in LFS Applied Biology, Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment, and CSFS at UBC Farm Research Seminar: Soil Organic Matter Formation and Function: Understanding Soil Organic Matter’s Relationship with Agricultural Productivity Dr. Emily Oldfield Research Science Advisor Forestry and Environmental Studies Yale University Click here to fill out the Feedback Form for Dr. Emily […]
Cluster Hire Research Series: Plant structure and hydraulic function

Cluster Hire Research Series: Plant structure and hydraulic function

Research Seminar Cluster Hire in LFS Applied Biology, Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment, and CSFS at UBC Farm Novel insights into the coupling of plant structure and hydraulic function: Implications for sustainable crop management Dr. Thorsten Knipfer Assistant Project Scientist Department of Viticulture and Enology University of California, Davis Click here to fill out the […]
Cluster Hire Research Series: Advancing sustainable food systems in a changing world

Cluster Hire Research Series: Advancing sustainable food systems in a changing world

Cluster Hire in LFS Applied Biology, Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment, and CSFS at UBC Farm Research Seminar: Advancing Sustainable Food Systems in a Changing World Dr. Selena Ahmed Assistant Professor Sustainable Food Systems Montana State University Click here to fill out the Feedback Form for Dr. Selena Ahmed’s campus visit A multifaceted challenge of […]
Cluster Hire Seminar Series: Plants and Pollinators in an Era of Global Change

Cluster Hire Seminar Series: Plants and Pollinators in an Era of Global Change

Cluster Hire in LFS Applied Biology, Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment, and CSFS at UBC Farm Research Seminar: Plants and Pollinators in an Era of Global Change Dr. Risa Sargent Associate Professor Department of Biology University of Ottawa Click here to fill out the Feedback Form for Dr. Risa Sargent’s campus visit Our agricultural systems […]
Cluster Hire Research Series: Diversifying seed systems

Cluster Hire Research Series: Diversifying seed systems

Research Seminar Cluster Hire in LFS Applied Biology, Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment, and CSFS at UBC Farm Diversifying Seed Systems Dr. Claire Luby Faculty Associate Department of Horticulture University of Wisconsin-Madison Plant breeding can uniquely diversify agricultural systems to respond to varying environmental and social contexts, an essential component of climate change adaptation. However, […]
Cluster Hire Research Series: Landscape drivers of agricultural pests and pesticides: evidence across scales

Cluster Hire Research Series: Landscape drivers of agricultural pests and pesticides: evidence across scales

Cluster Hire in LFS Applied Biology, Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment, and CSFS at UBC Farm Research Seminar: Landscape drivers of agricultural pests and pesticides: Evidence across scales. Dr. Ashley Larsen Assistant Professor Bren School of Environmental Science & Management University of California, Santa Barbara Click here to fill out the Feedback Form for Dr. […]
Cluster Hire Research Series: Strategic Design of Diversified Cropping Systems to Increase Multifunctionality and Improve Grower Livelihoods

Cluster Hire Research Series: Strategic Design of Diversified Cropping Systems to Increase Multifunctionality and Improve Grower Livelihoods

Cluster Hire in LFS Applied Biology, Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment, and CSFS at UBC Farm Research Seminar: Strategic Design of Diversified Cropping Systems to Increase Multifunctionality and Improve Grower Livelihoods Dr. Nicole Tautges Cropping Systems Research Lead Agricultural Sustainability Institute University of California, Davis Click here to fill out the Feedback Form for Dr. […]