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Food News

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News

Veggie Van takes on food deserts in Niagara County

Run by Cornell Cooperative Extension, the van brings fresh, local produce to communities with few other options for healthy and affordable food.

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Agriculture
  • Vegetables
Mario Herrero

News

Mario Herrero, a professor in the Department of Global Development and a Cornell Atkinson Scholar, has been appointed to the EAT-Lancet 2.0 leadership team to spearhead the modeling workstream.
  • Cornell Atkinson
  • Department of Global Development
  • Environment
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News

Michael A. Gore, professor and chair of the School of Integrative Plant Science Plant Breeding and Genetics Section, and collaborators are working to create an open-source digital ecosystem to optimize food crops, starting with maize, with help...
  • School of Integrative Plant Science
  • Plant Breeding and Genetics Section
  • Soil and Crop Sciences Section
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News

A $60 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture will support organizations across New York – including Cornell CALS – in building climate-smart farms and forests.

  • Cornell Cooperative Extension
  • Agriculture
  • Animals
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News

The past half-century has seen dramatic changes in the ways food is produced, making diets more affordable for billions of people across the globe. But those gains have come with inequitable costs to human and environmental health, according to new research that points the way towards more sustainable ways to structure food systems.
  • Department of Global Development
  • Environment
  • Food
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Events

Speaker, Shakuntala Thilsted

Seminar

Transforming Food Systems: Aquatic Foods for Nourishing People and Planet
Perspectives in Global Development: Fall 2022 Seminar Series Global hunger and malnutrition rates have been increasing, exacerbated by disruptions, including climate change, conflicts and COVID-19. Over the past three years, these disruptions...
  • Department of Global Development
  • Global Development
  • Agriculture & Food Systems
Scott MacMillan

Seminar

Perspectives in Global Development: Fall 2022 Seminar Series Nicholas Kristof of The New York Times called him “one of the unsung heroes of modern times.” Fazle Hasan Abed was a mild-mannered accountant who may be the most influential man most...
  • Global Development
  • Development
  • Department of Global Development
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Exhibit

Join Sigma Alpha, professional agricultural sorority, on the Arts Quad to learn more about agriculture! Experience student groups, research labs, and agricultural outreach organizations representing a wide array of opportunities and careers in...
  • Animal Science
  • Dairy
  • Animals