Rich Pirog is a marketing
and food systems research program leader for the Leopold Center for
Pirog specializes in food and
fiber value chains, consumer market research, food system pathways, how
far food travels from farm to fork, environmental impacts of long
distance food travel.
Rich has conducted research on
food system pathways and energy use in the food system.
Pirog has a
master's degree in agricultural meteorology from the University of
Missouri and an undergraduate degree in earth science from Kean College
in New Jersey.