Until further notice, the University of Arizona, in accordance with the guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, encourages all employees to work remotely. Our office is closed to the public, but you can reach the SBS Center for Regional Food Studies, Monday–Friday 8am-5pm, at 520-621-5749 or by email to email@example.com.
"Making Space" as Strategy for Advancing a New Vision of Health for Black People
September 25, 2020
The Dunbar Wellness Project (DWP), a partnership between Tucson’s Dunbar Pavilion and the UA Center for Regional Food Studies, consists of workshops, lectures, and asset-mapping exercises that collectively promote ancestral and holistic approaches to health and wellness, alternative and complementary medicine, the connection of health to the environment and community, and nourishing diets...
A Reprise of Marrying Agriculture, Nutrition and Health after a 40-year Separation
October 27, 2020
I’ve been around a while and can remember the second half the 20th century when important independent developments took place to improve the nutrition and health of the world’s poor. The Green Revolution focused on increasing the production of grains in order to supply energy and protein to the world’s poor and the World Health Organization’s 1978 Alma Ata Declaration encouraged primary care as the main pathway for improving nutritional status and developing economic growth in low and middle income countries...
Panel Event: COVID-19 and Impacts on Our Local Food System
November 12, 2020
On October 21, the UA Center for Regional Food Studies (CRFS) hosted a panel event titled, “COVID-19 and Our Local Food System: How Do We Respond?” Co-hosted by the UA Museum of Art, Tucson City of Gastronomy, and Tucson Meet Yourself, this event brought together a variety of food system researchers and practitioners...