Sociology of Agriculture and Food

SAFRIG consists of a community of scholars interested in the study of issues related to related to agriculture and food, including but not limited to labor and production processes, distribution and markets, structures of inequality (race, gender, class), states and policy, knowledge and technology, and global and local change.

Announcements

2014 SAFRIG Student Paper Award

The Sociology of Agriculture and Food Research Interest Group (SAFRIG) will present a Student Paper Award in New Orleans at the annual meetings of the Rural Sociological Society. Requirements for this award include that the paper: 1) is authored by a student or group of students (no faculty co-authors), 2) focuses on an agrifood topic, and 3) uses the Rural Sociology journal guidelines for style, formatting and references. Papers will be particularly competitive if they demonstrate effective use of innovative theories and/or methods. In order to compete, all authors must be members of the Rural Sociological Society. The winner or winners will receive a certificate and monetary award. The winner(s) must present the paper at the RSS Annual Meeting, and the award will be presented during the SAFRIG Business Meeting. Submissions for this competition should be sent as an e-mail attachment by July 01, 2014 to Michelle R. Worosz at mrw0016@auburn.edu

Past Meetings

SAFRIG Annual Business Meeting Minutes 2009

SAFRIG Annual Business Meeting Minutes 2010

SAFRIG Annual Business Meeting Minutes 2011

SAFRIG Annual Business Meeting Minutes 2012

SAFRIG Annual Business Meeting Minutes 2013

Leadership

Chair: Michelle Worosz
mrw0016@auburn.edu

Co-Chair: Rick Welsh
jrwelsh@syr.edu