Upcoming Events

Native American Nutrition Conference


Third Annual Conference on Native American Nutrition
October 2-5, 2018

Session topics at this year’s conference will include nutrition across the lifecycle intergenerational learning about food and nutrition, learning from Indigenous communities around the world, linking agriculture to nutrition, recovering from historical trauma, and more.

Learn more and register for the Third Annual Conference on Native American Nutrition before September 17th!

Cooking for Wellness

Cooking for Wellness instructor Robin Schow cooking with student

Learn to make more delicious and nourishing food with Cooking for Wellness: The Basics and Getting Creative.

This course is open to anyone (no University affiliation necessary), but UMN employees enrolled in UPlan are eligible to receive 150 Wellness Points and a partial reimbursement through the Wellbeing Program.

Grant Programs

Grant Programs

HFHL funds new, interdisciplinary research projects that address community-identified priorities and affect systemic change in the realm of food, agriculture, and health.

View Fall 2018 timelines, RLOIs, and RFPs for the Community-University Partnership Grant Program and the Faculty Planning Grant Program.

Community-University Partnership Grant Program Deadlines
LOI due: Wednesday, October 10th, 2018
Invitations to submit full proposals: Wednesday, October 17th
Full proposal due: Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

Faculty Planning Grant Program Deadlines
Planning Grant Proposal due: Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

Stay Connected

Students at Food Day

Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives (HFHL) Institute regularly sends out announcements via two e-mail lists:

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Announcements pertain to our grant programs, educational programming, and Institute or partner special events and opportunities related to food, agriculture and/or health.