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Introduction to Food Systems
Course code: CSW 985
Introduction to Food Systems
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An introduction to the current state of the global food system and its implications for people, the environment, and our future. Topics include the benefits and drawbacksof the industrial agricultural model; justice, food security and public health: the real-life challenges to creating a local food system; and innovatice responcsesto meet those challenges. Students undertake research projects that follow food study models and assess the capacity of a municipality to develop a local food system. This is the credit-free offering of EVS 118. Special Requirement: Field trips required.
Instructor: Abrah Dresdale
Course time(s): CSW 985-2: Th/Saturday, 1:00-4:50 pm, 9/4-11/6 & Saturday, 10:00 am-2:30 pm, 9/13 & 9/20, field, 10 wks (Note price change)
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