Food Systems, Agriculture, and Climate Change

Congratulations to 2022 AAEA Award Winners

Congratulations to 2022 AAEA Award Winners

Friedman School Professor Will Masters accepted the Quality of Communication Award at the 2022 Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) Annual Meeting, for the work of his Food Prices for Nutrition project at the Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy.
The Friedman School Represents at 2022 APHA Annual Meeting

The Friedman School Represents at 2022 APHA Annual Meeting

APHA's Annual Meeting and Expo is where public health professionals convene, present research findings, learn about emerging research and network with peers. This year's meeting theme is "150 Years of Creating the Healthiest Nation: Leading the Path Toward Equity." It is being held in Boston, MA from November 6th-9th.
Collaborative Food is Medicine Initiative Launches in Mississippi Delta

Collaborative Food is Medicine Initiative Launches in Mississippi Delta

A $6.6 million NIH grant will power a project co-led by Friedman School researchers that aims to lower rates of obesity and diabetes by increasing access to locally produced fruits and vegetables
New Cellular Agriculture Consortium Will Help Develop the Foods of the Future

New Cellular Agriculture Consortium Will Help Develop the Foods of the Future

The Tufts Center for Cellular Agriculture is leading the effort to overcome fundamental technical challenges in the field, develop standards, and share knowledge
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.