Richard P. Haynes

Richard P. Haynes, scholar, visionary, mentor and friend, died this past week. Richard was responsible for initiating the national conversations that led to the creation of the Agriculture, Food and Human Values Society and its journal, Agriculture and Human Values.  Richard served as executive secretary of AFHVS (originally called AHVS) from its founding in 1986 until 2013. He was also the editor-in-chief of Agriculture and Human Values from its inception in 1984 until 2004. His vision and his dedication to bringing ethical issues into the study and practice of agriculture and the food system have captured the hearts and minds of literally thousands of scholars, nationally and internationally.  

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2014 Conference Registration Now Available

We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for The Joint 2014 Annual Meetings & Conference of the Agriculture, Food, and Human Values Society (AFHVS), Association for the Study of Food and Society (ASFS), & Society for Anthropology of Food and Nutrition (SAFN) to be held at The University of Vermont in Burlington, Vermont from June 18-22, 2014. For those of you who will be presenting at the conference, you will receive specific information as to the date and time of your presentation(s) by April 10, 2014. As you begin to plan your trip, we encourage everyone to review the conference website for information about hotel and dormitory lodging, the pre-conference Food Systems Summit, the post-conference John Dewey Kitchen Institute workshop and last but not least, the fabulous tours and the banquet at Shelburne Farms. The conference program is designed to allow a truly interactive experience of collaboration and innovation across Vermont?s food system and beyond. You can learn with bikes, in tastings, at farms large and small, from micro to macro-level innovators, amongst your colleagues from all over the United States and abroad. We look forward to sharing the beauty and the bounty of the Green Mountain state with all of you! Please check the conference website frequently for important information and  updates: http://www.uvm.edu/conferences/foodsystems/ Register Now: https://www.regonline.com/foodsystemconf2014