Food Systems, Agriculture, and Climate Change

Home-Grown: Recipes for Your Summer Vegetables

Home-Grown: Recipes for Your Summer Vegetables

A fresh crop of New Entry farmers share personal stories—and seasonal recipes—from their farms
How to Eat Healthy for Less

How to Eat Healthy for Less

With prices rising, experts from Tufts’ Friedman School offer advice on keeping food costs low
How Changing School Lunches Could Help the Environment

How Changing School Lunches Could Help the Environment

A recent Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy study found school lunch menus can have a significant impact on the environment
Climate Change and Food Safety Risk

Climate Change and Food Safety Risk

Every year, almost 1 in 6 Americans gets a foodborne illness, and about 3,000 people die from it, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates. Picnics and parties where food sits out for hours are a common source, but heat waves and power outages are another silently growing threat.
Global Study Finds Healthy Eating Got Pricier in the Pandemic

Global Study Finds Healthy Eating Got Pricier in the Pandemic

By now, most Americans have felt the effects of global crises on their grocery bills. Recent research published in the journal Nature Food has found this to be a worldwide phenomenon.
Hamsa Ganapathi Selected as John Robert Lewis Fellow

Hamsa Ganapathi Selected as John Robert Lewis Fellow

Hamsa Ganapathi, MS, (N22), a former student in the Agriculture, Food and Environment program at the Friedman School, has been selected as an FPI John Robert Lewis Fellow for 2022-2023.
ASN 2022 - Nutrition Live Online

ASN 2022 - Nutrition Live Online

This year's ASN meeting is once again all-virtual. The Friedman School and the Jean Mayer Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging (JMHNRCA) are representing Tufts University with panels, posters, and plenty of awards for their outstanding work. We've pulled out some highlights for the week, but remember to check out the full schedule for all sessions and events.
A Workshop on Food Access at Dollar Stores

A Workshop on Food Access at Dollar Stores

The Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University will host a Workshop on Food Access at Dollar Stores (FADS) and its Implications for Public Health on June 3rd and 4th, 2022.
Transforming Our Climate Strategy

Transforming Our Climate Strategy

We need to think bigger about combating climate change, says new report by UN panel that includes Feinstein Center researcher
Call for Applications: IMMANA Fellowships

Call for Applications: IMMANA Fellowships

The Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition at Tufts University and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine are pleased to announce a new round of one-year Fellowships for emerging leaders in agriculture, nutrition, and health research, co-funded with UK Aid from the UK government through the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, through their programme on Innovative Methods and Metrics for Agriculture and Nutrition Actions (IMMANA) det