University of Vermont

Agriculture. Environment. Economy. Health.

UVM's Food Systems Initiative is a cross-campus, transdisciplinary effort to promote research, teaching, and outreach on the most pressing agricultural and food issues of today.

Food Systems Initiative



UVM students get to be on the cutting edge of food systems innovation in the perfect small, regional food systems testing ground — Vermont. Learn more about our Food Systems Graduate Program, Food Systems Minor, and Breakthrough Leaders Certificate Program for Sustainable Food Systems.



From cheese to New American farmers, food systems research at the University of Vermont spans a broad spectrum of topics, disciplines, and colleges.

If you are UVM faculty or staff looking to apply for a new grant, hunt no further than Pivot.

Food Systems Summit

Food Systems Summit

June 16-17, 2015

The UVM Food Systems Summit is an annual event drawing scholars, practitioners, and food systems leaders to engage in dialogue on the pressing food systems issues facing our world.