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Food Systems Transformation Initiative

Food Systems Transformation Initiative

Food Systems Transformation Initiative

Optimizing the resilience of food systems and personal health outcomes through innovative technological, cultural, and behavioral efficiencies from food production through consumption.


Former USDA deputy secretary named executive director of Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems

Former USDA deputy secretary named executive director of Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems

Kathleen Merrigan is the first executive director of ASU's Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems. Merrigan’s expertise and leadership will strengthen ASU’s global impact on research, policy and education in food systems.

DJ Donpasta mixes culture and cuisine at ASU

DJ Donpasta mixes culture and cuisine at ASU

DJ Donpasta performs at ASU as part of a multi-day visit focused on the culture, traditions, and social politics of food.

Food Systems director calls for lifestyle-wide behavior change for a more sustainable future

Food Systems director calls for lifestyle-wide behavior change for a more sustainable future

By revealing what is hidden in plain sight, Chris Wharton illuminates a path to health, wealth, happiness and sustainability through values-based behavior change.