Past Conferences



Previous Conference Programs and Hosts:

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Lunch at the conference was provided by several popular food trucks!

  • 2010: Food in Bloom
    • ASFS-AFHVS 2010 Program Indiana University, Bloomington
  • 2009: Informing Possibilities for the Future of Food and Agriculture



Keynote speeches are made by prominent scholars, such as Jessica Harris shown here discussing the cuisine of New Orleans.

  • 2003: Local Democracy: Sustaining Healthy Community through Ethical, Sustainable Food Systems
    • Austin, Texas
  • 2002: City in a Garden: Producing and Consuming Food in the New Millennium
    • DePaul University, Chicago, IL
  • 2001: Food Chains and Food Change: Food and Agricultural Issues at the Turn of the Century
    • University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, MN
  • 2000: Millennial Stews: Food & Food Systems in the Global City
    • New York University, NY, NY
  • 1999: Crossing Borders: food and Agriculture in the Americas
    • Ryerson Polytechnic University, Toronto, ON



More Conference Photos:

Time is allowed for attendees to explore the local community, such as the Farmers’ Market of New Orleans.

Members enjoy sampling and discussing distinctive foods, such as boiled peanuts.

Excursions to cultural institutions, such as the Southern Food and Beverage Museum, are incorporated into the conference agenda.