Claire Kremen at BFI Inaugural Symposium in 2013. Photo by Kara Brodgesell

About Us

The Berkeley Food Institute seeks to transform food systems to expand access to healthy, affordable food and promote sustainable and equitable food production. We empower new leaders with capacities to cultivate diverse, just, resilient, and healthy food systems.

 

Team

Meet the Berkeley Food Institute staff.

Our Story

We empower new leaders with capacities to cultivate diverse, just, resilient, and healthy food systems.

Centers

BFI hosts two affiliated research centers: the Center for Diversified Farming Systems and Food Labor Research Center.

Affiliates

BFI has 150 affiliated faculty and staff at UC Berkeley.

Executive Committee

The BFI Executive Committee provides oversight, advice, guidance, and support to the BFI staff/leaders about the general direction, strategies, and programs of the Institute.

Advisory Council

Student Fellows

BFI supports student fellows across disciplines to work on a variety of research, communications, policy, and community engagement projects.

Partner Schools

BFI is a unique, interdisciplinary center that partners with seven schools on campus, benefiting from a wide-range of food systems expertise.

Supporters

BFI's work is generously supported through both University and non-University funding sources.

Annual Reports

Read our annual reports here.