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 now.
(Early bird discount available through July 30)

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Call for Abstracts

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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 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.

Spring 2018 grant awards announced.

Fall 2017 grant awards announced.

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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Subscribe to HFHL_STUDENT: open to current and former U of M student

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