Dr. Cash is the Bergstrom Foundation Professor of Global Nutrition and an Associate Professor at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts. He is an economist who teaches and conducts research on food, nutrition behavior, agriculture and the environment. He has lived and worked in Canada and has previously served as a faculty host for trips to the Canadian Rockies and the Rhine River. His research focuses on how food, nutrition, and environmental interventions and policies affect both producers and consumers. He also conducts research in sustainable food systems, including projects on climate change and coffee and tea production, and invasive species management. Dr. Cash will present on topics of food and agriculture relevant to the Canadian Maritimes, such as trade in these areas, and Maritime food and beverage production.