Sustainable Food Systems Initiative

Food Literacy for All 2018

Tuesday Evenings, January 9 – April 17

Food Literacy for All (Environ 305 and EAS 639.038, 2 credits) is a community-academic partnership course at the University of Michigan.

The course is free and open to the public. RSVP is required for each session. Community Registration opens each Wednesday before class.

January 30, 2018
Panel Session

Community Registration: Wednesday, January 24, at 9am

To attend:
Program Manager | Lilly Fink Shapiro

Course Description:
2018 Food Literacy For All

U-M Green Career Fair

The U-M Green Career Fair is co-sponsored by the U-M School for Environment and Sustainability (SEAS), Program in the Environment (PitE), Students for Clean Energy, and Net Impact. Employers will be on-campus recruiting for jobs and internships in environmental and sustainability fields. The event is open to all U-M undergraduate and graduate students from across degree programs. Updated event information will be posted at greencareerfair.com.

Location:
Michigan League Ballroom

Contact person(s):
SEAS Careers (seas-careers@umich.edu)
Send by email

Register:
University of Michigan Green Career Fair

Sustainable Food Systems Initiative

Food Literacy for All 2018

Tuesday Evenings, January 9 – April 17

Food Literacy for All (Environ 305 and EAS 639.038, 2 credits) is a community-academic partnership course at the University of Michigan.

The course is free and open to the public. RSVP is required for each session. Community Registration opens each Wednesday before class.

January 23, 2018
Josh Slotnick
“Cheap Food Nation and the Countervailing Force of Community Agriculture”

Community Registration: Wednesday, January 17, at 9am

To attend:
Program Manager | Lilly Fink Shapiro

Course Description:
2018 Food Literacy For All

Sustainable Food Systems Initiative

Food Literacy for All 2018

Tuesday Evenings, January 9 – April 17

Food Literacy for All (Environ 305 and EAS 639.038, 2 credits) is a community-academic partnership course at the University of Michigan.

The course is free and open to the public. RSVP is required for each session. Community Registration opens each Wednesday before class.

January 16, 2018
Eric Holt-Giménez
“Do Foodies Need to Know About Capitalism?”

Community Registration: Wednesday, January 10, at 9am

To attend:
Program Manager | Lilly Fink Shapiro

Course Description:
2018 Food Literacy For All

2018 Stewardship Network Conference: The Science, Practice & Art of Restoring Native Ecosystems

Event Date: Friday, January 12, 2018, 7:45 am

Now in its 11th year, this is a fun, truly interdisciplinary, and very accessible conference in applied ecology and stewardship. It is an excellent place for engagement, learning, networking, and professional development for faculty and undergraduate and graduate students!
 Register now to attend. The deadline to submit a Poster Presentation is December 1st, 2017 – a great opportunity for students!

Highlights:

  • diverse range of participants from nonprofit leaders, private sector representatives, government agency officials, private landowners, and students and researchers from across the United States and Canada.
  • Interdisciplinary mix of topics and activities, including research talks, technical and training sessions, and round-table discussions about a variety of stewardship topics: Sustainable Conservation Financing, Indigenous Ecological Knowledge, Restoration Agriculture, Invasive Species Control, Monitoring and Evaluation, Environmental Education, and more – see last year’s topics.
  • Activities designed to foster networking, such as organized discussions, socializing events, and a job board with many entry-level positions.
  • Student poster session and photo competitions each with $100 prizes.
  • Opportunities for students to attend with reduced rate and free lodging with Lansing-area hosts.

Check out the Stewardship Network website for more information.

Time/Schedule Notes:
1/12- Registration check in and continental breakfast begins at 7:45 a.m. The day closes with a talking circle and other fun activities around 9:30 p.m.
1/13- Continental Breakfast begins at 7:45 a.m. and ends after lunch at 2:00 p.m.

Location:
Lansing, Michigan

Related Link(s):
Register Here

Contact person(s):
Sheila Schueller, schuel@umich.edu

Sustainable Food Systems Initiative

Food Literacy for All 2018

Tuesday Evenings, January 9 – April 17

Food Literacy for All (Environ 305 and EAS 639.038, 2 credits) is a community-academic partnership course at the University of Michigan.

The course is free and open to the public. RSVP is required for each session. Community Registration opens each Wednesday before class.

January 9, 2018
Malik Yakini + Catherine Badgley
Introduction: “How do we foster a just and sustainable food system?”

Community Registration: Wednesday, January 3, at 9am

To attend:
Program Manager | Lilly Fink Shapiro

Course Description:
2018 Food Literacy For All