Sept. 2: Food. Nature. People.

SDG 2 - Zero Hunger

Sept. 2: Food. Nature. People.

ASU’s Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems is a partner in this international, virtual and free event, which will provide actionable scientific evidence to fundamentally transform agriculture and land management.

Swette Center report sets organic food agenda for US

"The Critical To-Do List for Organic Agriculture: Recommendations for the President" outlines 46 easily achievable actions to immediately power-boost organic agriculture, addressing impacts on climate change, research, supply chain, animal welfare standards, racial justice, social equity and enforcement.

New Report: The Critical To-Do List for Organic Agriculture

The goal of this report is to present the Biden-Harris Administration a list of easily achievable actions to immediately power-boost organic agriculture. The President has the power TODAY to implement most, if not all of elements of 36 recommendations; action on 10 recommendations depends on Congress.

How 'food security' is quickly becoming national security

Daniel Sarewitz, editor-in-chief of Issues in Science and Technology, moderated a webinar to discuss the weaknesses in our food supply systems and the future threats the country faces as we work to strengthen those systems.

Recap: Measuring impact using the Sustainable Development Goals framework

  On Wednesday, March 24, Project Cities Program Manager Steve Russell was joined by Dr. Gregory Broberg, community partners Tracie Hlavinka (Town of Clarkdale) and Jay Davies (City of Peoria),

Video: Environmental Humanities Initiative distinguished lecture with Elizabeth Hoover

A recording of the Environmental Humanities Initiative’s 2020 distinguished lecture with Elizabeth Hoover is now available, along with a video of the lecture discussion, at the Institute for Humanities Research YouTube channel.

Like marathon runners, locusts carbo-load before a long journey

According to a new study from ASU's Global Locust Initiative scientists, they do it for the same reason humans do. Read the abstract of this new paper published Aug. 2 in the Journal of Animal Ecology.

Center for Global Health research focuses on food insecurity during crisis

The center identifies a key theme each year, one that they believe can reinvent and reimagine global health. This year's focus is on the human experience of food insecurity, and how it is worsened by illness and other crises.

Byck documentary series Carbon Cowboys hits the web

In his series, Byck details the farming technique known as regenerative grazing, which involves quickly rotating cattle from pasture to pasture, before they can damage the land.

Welcome to vertical farming

Experts are in agreement that one of the most effective ways to combat climate change is through an overhaul of our food system. Arizona State University chemistry instructor Zhihao Chen