Excite Princeton students, faculty and alumni to create a vibrant environment for research and education in food systems studies that capitalizes on Princeton’s unique capabilities.
Strengthen and expand the current research program to support two to three faculty and graduate students in food systems studies.
Build on existing coursework to develop core curricula that lead to a certificate program in food systems studies
Support connections between science, policy and humanities departments in food systems studies.
Using alumni and community resources, demonstrate viability of career choices in food.
Provide analyses for key policies on food systems.
Link students, faculty, scholars and alumni with joint food work through conferences, seminars, lectures, films, workshops, and with actual food – grown, harvested, prepared, shared, donated and studied.
Actively involve the university and the Princeton community in campus as lab opportunities.
Fully and effectively engage alumni in all aspects of the program as teachers and learners.
Use food/dinners/gastronomy to build community.