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Postdoctoral Position in Global Health and Food Equity – Available Immediately

Dr. Samina Raja to give keynote address at Mississippi State University on January 13th, 2017

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Request for Information from Organizations Interested in or Operating Mobile Produce Markets

Seeding Food Equity for Public Health: Call for Faculty Fellows

Food Systems Planning Scholarship Highlights at the 2016 Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning Conference

Food Lab members presenting work at upcoming ACSP conference in Portland, Oregon November. 3-6

You’re Invited to a Food Systems Planning Scholars and Students’ Breakfast Gathering at the 2016 ACSP Conference in Portland, OR

UB Geography Colloquium and Symposium featuring Dr. Tony Weis on Nov. 4-5

Resources for attendees of ‘Planning for Food Systems in Urban Settlements’ workshop at Habitat 3 Conference

Built Environment Journal- Call for Papers on Special Issue on City and Regional Food Systems

Urban Agriculture Magazine publishes a special issue on ‘Inclusive Use of Urban Space’ in partnership with the UB Food Lab Team

Research Positions for Students Available

Urban Agriculture and the Next Farm Bill Symposium, Friday Sept. 30

ACSP Delegation to Habitat III Includes Four Faculty, Including Samina Raja

Call for Applicants – Food Justice/Food Policy Faculty Position at Evergreen State College

New research by Dr. Chrisinger documents the past decade of fresh food financing initiatives

Student Recruitment and Funding Announced for Critical Urban Food Studies at University of Calgary

New article by GFC investigators finds extension agents’ perspectives has an impact on their food systems work

Study reports that farmers’ markets should be only one part of larger comprehensive approach to decreasing health disparities

Acculturating into (In)active Commuting to School article by Food Lab faculty and alum released in Children, Youth and Environments

City of Madison Food Policy Coordinator Position Open

“Beneficial but Constrained” article led by Kaufman fellow, Subhashni Raj, published in Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition

Agents of Change article by Food Lab alum Maryam Khojasteh released in Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition

BPS School Garden Fair

Keynote by Dr. Samina Raja at SUNY Cortland

UB Recognizes Community Engagement Activities

Massachusetts Avenue Project Featured on Food Tank

UB Reporter Runs Article on Interdisciplinary Studio Course

Prince George’s County Food System Study Released

Two Food Courses Offered at UB for Spring 2016

Post-Doc Position Application Date Extended to Jan. 30

New Course Offered on Food at UB

Post-Doc Position Open with Community for Global Health Equity

Healthy Community Alliance hiring a full time Community Wellness Coordinator

Sewerage to Sanitation: Opportunities and Challenges for Water, Cities, and Planning in India [Nov. 20]

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Just Food, Just Communities: Tuesday, Nov. 10

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Food Systems and Sovereignty in the Dominican Republic

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World On Your Plate Conference at Daemen College, Oct. 9-10

Food Lab Members to Present at ACSP Conference in October

UB Announces Critical Conversations Keynote Address on Global Health

Northeast Sustainable Ag Working Group Hosts Conference on Nov. 12-14

Ithaca Hosts Global Food Security Conference, Oct. 11-14.

American Farmland Trust Conference in Albany, NY on Nov. 4

Dr. Samina Raja to Give Lecture at Cornell University

Young Kim, a GFC National Advisory Committee Member, is featured in recent article

Senior Planner/Policy Analyst Position at Change Lab Solutions

Occidental College Seeking Candidate for Tenure-Track Position

Communities of Excellence in Global Health Equity

Growing Food Connections Announces New Policy Brief Series

Dr. Samina Raja Part of Faculty Team to Address Global Health Equity

Growing Food Connections featured in Desert Exposure

Office of Global Health Initiatives Partnering with UB School of Medicine for Spring Clinical Day

Food Lab Members Recipients of Several Awards at 2015 Commencement Ceremonies

Food Lab Graduate Student Receives SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence

7th Annual AESOP Sustainable Food Planning Conference

Growing Food Connections Announces our ‘Exploring Stories of Innovation’ Series

Marquette County, part of the Growing Food Connections Project, Featured in Upper Peninsula Matters

Jamestown Post Journal Covers Kickoff Event for Growing Food Connections in Chautauqua County, NY

Buffalo Business First Features Growing Food Connections Partnership with Eight Communities of Opportunity

Farm and Dairy News Features Growing Food Connection’s Partnership with Eight Communities of Opportunity

Growing Food Connections Highlighted in New Mexico’s NPR Station

Chautauqua County Highlights how Food Can be a Pathway to Growth

Dr. Samina Raja Elected as a Regional Representative for ACSP

Editorial by Dr. Samina Raja Sparks Dialogue

WRFA Radio Station Features GFC Partnership with Chautauqua County, NY

Agricultural Marketing Service Announces Two RFPs for Local Food Enterprises

Jamestown Post-Journal features GFC’s work with Chautauqua County

Dougherty County, GA chosen as one of eight Communities of Opportunity

Chautauqua County, NY selected as one of GFC’s Communities of Opportunity

Buffalo Public Schools receive a Farm to School Planning Grant: Formal Announcement and Public Info Session to be held on February 23 and 24

Check our current opening for an Undergraduate Intern

APA Planners Training Service Announces Workshops

Walk to School Day in Sweet Home School District

‘Rust Belt Radicals’ Paper featured on UB News Center

Faith and Hunger Conference

Two Food Lab Papers Published

David W. Wolfe, Ph.D., keynote speaker, presents Climate Change and the Future of Food on October 10th, 2014 at UB.

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NY State Council on Food Policy Visiting Buffalo

Healthier, Wealthier, and Wiser | APA’s Featured Article

Travis Norton Honored with Two Awards at MUP Graduation

Food Lab’s Will Becker Featured in B/a+p Spring Magazine

Healthy Food Financing Initiative Projects RFP

Food Lab Graduate Students Receive Department Awards

Growing Food Connections Project Featured in the Telegraph

CDC’s Newly Released Health Equity Guide Features Buffalo, NY

Student Agricultural and Food Systems Innovation Prize Launched – Help Innovate Agriculture!

Growing Food Connections Launches Website to Train Communities across the U.S. in Food Systems Planning

Samina Raja Ph.D., 2014 Dale Prize Scholar

UB Students Study Food Environment in Jamestown, NY

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New Food Policy Council Will Help Tackle Problems Affecting Local Food System

Announcing the 2nd Buffalo Food Policy Summit

Food Lab Participates in 5th Annual Tour de Farms Ride

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Institute for Sustainable Communities Offering Food Systems Training to Senior Officials

2013 SUNY Sustainability Conference at the University at Buffalo to Feature Food Systems

Food Lab Finds Region Has Low Food Self-Reliance

The Food Policy Council of Buffalo and Erie County Wants You!

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Jerome Kaufman Fellowship in Food Systems Planning Awarded to Subhashni Raj

Erie County Board of Health Forms Food Policy Council of Buffalo and Erie County

Keynote by Dr. Samina Raja at the Wisconsin Chapter of the American Planning Association to Address the Role of Planning in Public Health

Food Lab Celebrates Achievements of Graduating Research Assistants