Assisting arid land communities around the world in entrepreneurial initiatives regarding food, water, and arable land security to assure future livelihoods and production of healthy…
Buffering society from climate change impacts by providing audits of vulnerability to climate-generated disruptions of food supply chains by risk assessments and planning for resilience.
Working with the private and non-profit sectors to create green jobs in farming and food distribution that provide livable wages.
Increasing food security in the borderlands region, which is characterized by high levels of poverty and un-/under-employment.
Lessening water and green waste by planning and designing means to capture these material streams to generate more productivity.
Providing research support, technical assistance, and student engagement pathways for local food entrepreneurs and non-profits interested in promoting the regional cultures and heritage of foodways…
Restoring pollinator diversity and environmental health back to food-producing landscapes through faculty-led student participation in food chain restoration.
Training professionals in a whole food systems approach to food-related problems.