About

The ASFS was founded in 1985, with the goals of promoting the interdisciplinary study of food and society. It has continued that mission by holding annual meetings; the first was in 1987 and since 1992, the meetings have been held jointly with the organization: Agriculture, Food & Human Values.

Working with Routledge Publishing, the organization produces the quarterly journal, Food Culture & Society.

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Scarborough Fare:

Global Foodways and Local Foods

in a Transnational City

June 22-26, 2016

Join us for the Joint 2016 Annual Meetings & Conference of the Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society (AFHVS), Association for the Study of Food and Society (ASFS), & Canadian Association for Food Studies, to be hosted by the University of Toronto, Scarborough. For more information on the conference, click here!

Spring 2016 ASFS Newsletter

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ASFS Graduate Student/Early Career Listserv

The ASFS/AFHVS graduate student/early career professional group maintains a listserv. For those new to Food Studies and to the the ASFS, it is a great way to start to network: Please click here to access the listserv.