Food@MSU is excited to announce our first round of seed grants!

This spring, through a partnership between the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the College of Arts and Letters, two grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to interdisciplinary food-related projects at MSU. Grant applications are open. Detailed information about the grant requirements can be found here:

In conjunction with the launch of its seed grants program, Food@MSU is hosting a research mixer on March 28 from 6-8 p.m. at Lansing Brewing Company, 518 E. Shiawassee St., Lansing, Michigan 48912. This event will feature one hour of "lightning talk" presentations and an hour to network with other researchers.

If you are interested in giving a three-minute lightning talk and/or attending the event, please sign up below. There are 10 spots for lightning talks, you will be notified on March 21 if you have received a slot.

Please only register here if you are requesting to present at the Food@MSU Seed Grant Mixer.

Registration for Food@MSU Seed Grants Presenter Applicant Process is open.
Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on March 20, 2018.

Please register here if interested in attending only.

Registration for Food@MSU Seed Grants Attendees is open.
Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on March 26, 2018.


Michigan State University is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services and activities. Accommodations for persons with disabilities may be requested by contacting the event contact two weeks prior to the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

Contact Information

For additional information information contact Stephanie Vasko at