To further our mission of transforming food systems, BFI’s research program funds critical, cross-functional research projects at UC Berkeley.
BFI and UCANR are collaborating to hire a project scientist.
The BFI small grant program supports innovative, collaborative, and interdisciplinary research projects that are aligned with the mission of the Institute.
Current research focuses on soil health; conservation, pest control, and food safety; and biologically-diversified farming systems.
Current research focuses on improving conditions for agricultural and restaurant workers.
Current research focuses on food in schools, SNAP, soda taxes, and urban food security
BFI supports research on urban food production, and distribution of the resulting produce to underserved urban communities.