The IU Food Institute is the academic food hub on the IU Bloomington campus. Our partners include on-campus faculty, students and staff and extend beyond the Sample gates to community partners in the Indiana Uplands region and to partner organizations, statewide, nationally and internationally. We welcome and foster dialogue, collaboration, and engagement across the breadth of food systems topics.
Do you teach, research, study, or work in food systems? We welcome those who are engaged and interested in food and agriculture related issues and invite you to sign on as an affiliate.
Benefits of being an IU Food Institute Affiliate
- Present works in progress, papers and research findings with food and agriculture peers
- Cook and meet in the IUFI kitchen and seminar room for food-related teaching and activities
- Access the IU Food Institute library of books on food, agriculture, and culinary topics
- Publicize your food and agriculture-related courses, events, opportunities, visitors, and research through multiple engaged audiences on and off campus
- Participate in conferences and workshops organized, publicized and co-sponsored by the IU Food Institute
Expectations Being an IU Food Institute Affiliate means that you seek to be involved with the institute, participating in the programs (i.e. attending talks and functions, engaging with other members [students, staff, visitors, and other faculty], sharing your work), and promoting the work of the Food Institute. Your engagement will lead to networking opportunities, community connections, and the potential to work on grant and research teams. You are invited to indicate your IU Food Institute affiliation on CVs and websites. Please reach out to Jodee Smith or James Farmer to enquire.