Food Systems and Hunger Studies
Food Systems and Hunger Studies



Campus Resources

Organizations Fighting Hunger at UK

The following list of campus groups and student organizations can help you maximize certificate learning outcomes. Click the links below for more information. You can also learn more about free, healthy food available for anyone struggling with food access.

Basic Needs and Services for UK Students

Connects students with resources to meet basic needs regarding food and housing, providing support best aligned with specific student needs through the Community of Concern.

The Campus Kitchen at the University of Kentucky

An on-campus student service organization that provides a sustainable approach to reducing food waste on college campuses while also providing healthy meals to those struggling with hunger. Free, locally sourced lunch is available to all UK students every Wednesday from 11 am to 1 pm.

Universities Fighting World Hunger at the University of Kentucky

An organization that supports on-campus, hunger-related initiatives and organizations by facilitating communication and providing resources to develop and implement strategies to end hunger.

ONE Community Cafe

An on-campus community cafe, providing enrolled UK students access to balanced, nutritious meals for just $1.00.

The Food Connection

Exists to serve farmers, food producers, students, and consumers through creative strategies for a vibrant, healthy, sustainable food economy. On- and off-campus, the unit supports innovative and interdisciplinary instruction, high-impact service, and outreach with cutting-edge research on foods and food systems.

Wildcats for Housing, Opportunity, Mentorship, Employment, and Services (HOMES) 

Develops sustainable campus and community partnerships, that motivate students to learn about, think through, and take action against homelessness.

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Food Systems & Hunger Studies

Dr. Makenzie Barr-Porter
Certificate Director
212 Funkhouser Building
Lexington, KY 40506

Contact Information

Dr. Makenzie Barr
Certificate Director

212 Funkhouser Building Lexington, KY 40506-0054

+1 (859) 257-1573