Welcome to Food Studies at the University of Minnesota!

What can food do?

How has food historically been a vehicle for trauma and control?

How does it reveal the limits of hierarchies and the possibilities of resilience and resourcefulness?

How can we hold both of these narratives in mind as we confront urgent environmental and social problems?

Solving the problems raised by food insecurity will not be easy. It will take everyone’s efforts, everyone’s knowledge and wisdom, and collaborations so broad that they confound the very meaning of disciplines.

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