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Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives

New Graduate Student Research Opportunity
Food Issue Area Network

As part of HFHL's new work funded by the Office of Public Engagement, we are seeking a part-time Graduate Research Assistant to work with the newly formed FOOD ISSUE AREA NETWORK over the upcoming project year.

Click here to download the job description and overview of the work.

Please spread this widely to your networks and feel free to send directly to U of M Graduate students you feel might be a good fit.

FScN 2002 Cooking on a Student’s Budget (1 credit)
Mondays 3:00-6:00pm OR Fridays 11:00am - 2:00pm | McNeal Hall

LEARN HOW TO COOK! FScN 2002 - Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives: Cooking on a Student’s Budget aims to teach students the basic skills to be confident home cooks and knowledgeable about the preparation of tasty and nutritional foods. (1 credit, lab only)

View fall 2014 course syllabus here: Cooking on a Student's Budget, Lab only, 1-credit  

FScN 2001 A Food System Approach to Cooking

Lecture: Mondays 9:35 - 11:30am, labs same as 2002 | McNeal Hall

FScN 2001 - A Food System Approach to Cooking will provide students with the knowledge, critical thinking and technical skills necessary to make food choices based on nutritional, environmental, and local and global societal issues.

View spring 2014 course syllabus here: 
A Food System Approach to Cooking, Lec/lab, 3-credit

For questions or more information on
Food System Approach to Cooking or Cooking on a Student’s Budget, contact Kristine Igo, Associate Director of the Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives Institute, / 612.625.8693


Learn to Cook!
1 Credit Lab!

HFHL - Cooking Course FScN 2001 & 2002 spr 2015 flier pic 

FScN 2002
Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives:
Cooking on a Student's Budget
Questions? Contact Kris (
Click here for more details and to view course syllabus.

Food Day 2013 at the U

HFHL-Food Day 2011 logo

View photos from the U of M Food Day 2013 celebration:


More U of M Events

Check the UMN's calendar of events for potential campus events related to food, health, and agriculture.

Sustainability Studies events

Institute on the Environment events

CFANS events

Institute for Advanced Study, 2010-2012 University Symposium: Abundance and Scarcity, Calendar of Events

School of Public Health events 

Community Events

Minnesota Sustainable Communities Network NextStep Events Calendar

Student Resources

Check the Student Resources page for info about other food, health and agriculture-related student organizations, internships and volunteer opportunities.