Institute for Food salsa at the canning plant

Careers in food systems and sustainable agriculture offer abundant opportunities to engage in business, health & wellness, community development, and natural resource management. Through hands-on, interdisciplinary learning, the Institute for Food prepares students for a lifetime of application and innovation. In the various courses connected to the Institute for Food, students balance classroom learning and applied fieldwork to address real-world problems.

Miami's food-related courses can prepare students for careers in diverse food-related fields:

  • Farming and related food production businesses
  • Food distribution and supply chain management
  • Food-centered media and writing
  • Food & nutrition education
  • Food-centered community development
  • Farmland conservation
  • Agricultural resource management