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

Andalusian Cheese

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.