Agriculture, Food, and the Environment

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Feed the Future - Nutrition Innovation Lab

The goals of the Nutrition Innovation Lab are to generate empirical evidence on the effectiveness of integrated interventions targeting nutrition outcomes in vulnerable populations such as women, infants and young children and to generate human and institutional capacity at local and national levels to identify problems, apply appropriate research tools, assess intervention options, implement best practices, and document impact.

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Carrie Dewitt

"We started to notice we had a huge population whose needs weren't being met by this program because the materials weren't available in other languages. We had a hard time communicating with customers, so we wrote a grant..."

Carrie DeWitt, MS Candidate, will be entering the Agriculture, Food, and Environment program this fall. Currently the Market Manager for Ann Arbor Farmer's Markets, Carrie was instrumental in streamlining access to Michigan's Double Up Food Bucks program for Ann Arbor's multilingual population.

Alyssa Charney

"It's an illustration of the critical overlap between agricultural policy, and what these federal programs mean for farmers and ranchers."

Alyssa Charney, MS/MPH 2015, completed her degree in the Agriculture, Food, and Environment program this spring. Last summer and fall she interned at the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition in Washington D.C., where she worked on the 2015 Farmers' Guide to the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP).

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