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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.

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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.

Sci-fi can offer a window to our food future

Sci-fi can offer a window to our food future

Food Systems Transformation Initiative Director Christopher Wharton says “The Minnesota Diet” offers opportunities for backcasting and reflection on our current behaviors when it comes to our food system.

New ASU center to offer nation’s first degree in Sustainable Food Systems

New ASU center to offer nation’s first degree in Sustainable Food Systems

With the aim of finding better solutions to today's food-related challenges, Kelly and Brian Swette have made a major gift to establish the Swette Center for Sustainable Food Systems in ASU's School of Sustainability, which will offer the nation's first degree on the subject.