Interim Director, IU Food Institute
James Farmer is the PI on the Sustainable Food Systems Science initiative and is an associate professor in the School of Public and Environmental Affairs. His research focuses on sustainable food systems and land conservation. Recent projects include a study of the utility of high tunnels for Indiana specialty crop producers; farmer diversification in the tri-state area of Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio; and urban ecology and the role of municipal parks preparing for climate change. James convenes the Human Dimensions Lab and co-directs the IU Campus Farm.