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Earth Day forum: Barrett maps food systems past mid-century

To feed the world in a healthy, sustainable way, nations need to reorient today’s agri-food systems for distant generations, said Chris Barrett at an Earth Day forum.

North Campus kitchen to cultivate culinary, dietetic discovery

The Discovery Kitchen, a state-of the-art teaching kitchen under construction in the North Campus Residential Expansion's dining facility, will bring together researchers and food service professionals to advance sustainable menus, dietary education and food literacy across campus.

Global food systems expert joins Cornell

Mario Herrero, a leading global expert in sustainable food systems, will join the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) and become the university’s second Cornell Atkinson Scholar.

Cornell experts advocate for ag diversity, food security

Cornell Cooperative Extension and faculty experts discussed opportunities to diversify agriculture and address food insecurity during a New York State Senate hearing on April 13.

Cornellians have green thumbs

In honor of Earth Day, we asked Cornellians to tell us about their experiences over this past year growing gardens.

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Pioneering animal scientist Van Soest dies at 91

Peter Van Soest, professor emeritus of animal science, one of the most influential animal scientists of his generation, died on March 21 in Ithaca.

Produce Safety Alliance offers training in new languages

Recognizing that produce is grown and harvested by farmers of many different backgrounds, the Cornell Produce Safety Alliance has expanded to include education and training for Spanish, Chinese and Portuguese speaking growers in the U.S. and elsewhere.

Accessible, online courses provide critical training to nutrition and health professionals across the globe

Online continuing education courses developed by faculty in the Division of Nutritional Sciences (DNS) – one about infant and young child feeding for a global audience, and another about policy, systems and environmental (PSE) approaches to improving nutrition in the U.S. – address critical topics including undernutrition, maternal and child health, and childhood obesity.

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Rachel Bezner Kerr: Taking a farmer-led approach to food justice

A collaborative research program led by Rachel Bezner Kerr has united agricultural communities across Malawi and Tanzania — culminating in a nonprofit with 10,000 members, several farmer-led training programs and internationally acclaimed expertise in agroecology.

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