Help the Campus Farm Grow: Take Our Survey!

Survey questionnaire

Do you want to help the Campus Farm grow? Do you want to win a free "Kale to the Victors" t-shirt? If yes, then please take our survey. Your feedback helps shape future programming! 

You can take the survey here:  Campus Farm Survey 

Hurry -- the opportunity to win a free t-shirt will end at noon on Thursday (April 10)! 

The 2013 UMSFP Annual Report is here!

What did student leadership in sustainable food look like on campus in 2013?

  • 1,900+ volunteer hours logged at the Campus Farm
  • 5,000+ lbs of food recovered from 2 dining halls
  • 38 class projects completed
  • 3 on-campus gardens tended (with others in the works)
  • Fresh, affordable produce sold on campus each and every week
  • 10 UMSFP student member groups and a student Leadership Team creating on-the-ground and in-the-dirt change through education, community building, and food production

There’s more! Check out the 2013 Annual Report to see the faces and hear the stories behind UMSFP. Then learn more about the student member groups driving this work to see how you can get involved!

UMSFP Annual Report 2013

Vote for your 2014-2015 UMSFP Leadership Team!

It's time to choose the colleagues who will carry forward the work of UMSFP for the next school year! Please read through each candidate's profile, then click here to cast your vote by the end of the day on Friday, March 21 (ballots close at 11:59pm).

Voting Details: Only current UM students may vote; please only vote one time. Once the votes are in, the top undergrad and graduate student for each position will be selected (if applicable). In order to ensure a good diversity of students, the new 8-member Leadership Team will have at least 3 undergrad and 3 graduate students. Thanks for helping us choose the leadership that will carry the UMSFP forward!

Your 2014-2014 Leadership Team candidates are...

Read more: Vote for your 2014-2015 UMSFP Leadership Team!

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Apply for the UMSFP Leadership this week!!

You love sustainable food. You love the University of Michigan. And few things would make you more happier than to see UM love sustainable food as well. So... why not spend next year supporting students and growing a program that is working to do just that?!

Apply to be a part of arguably the best dressed (Kale to the Victors!) and most well-fed (potlucks with foodies!) team on campus! We also do great work-- that's why we need you!

Click here for more info and get your applications in by Friday, March 14 at 5pm!

2014 Global Food Security Symposium Next Generation Delegation- Apply to Be A Delegate!

The Chicago Council on Global Affairs is now accepting applications from students to participate in the Global Food Security Symposium 2014 Next Generation Delegation.

Convened annually by The Chicago Council, the Global Food Security Symposium discusses the US government and international community’s progress on addressing global food and nutrition security.
 
The Next Generation Delegation program was launched in 2013 to provide an opportunity for promising students to engage in symposium discussions and to interact with policy, civil society, and business leaders working on agriculture, food, and nutrition issues.
 
The Global Food Security Symposium 2014 will focus on adapting food and nutrition systems to climate change. It will be held May 22, 2014, in Washington, DC.

Read more: 2014 Global Food Security Symposium Next Generation Delegation- Apply to Be A Delegate!

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