Global Food Systems

This course covers social aspects of the agri-food systems as well as the political economy of food, agriculture and sustainability. Students are also encouraged to examine the cultural, ecological and economic implications of the ways food is perceived, produced and consumed.  From rural development to the controversy of GMOs, from land conservation to the politics of globalization, from local food systems to global food justice, students use interdisciplinary perspectives to comprehend, analyze and visualize improved global and local food systems. Part of the Online Certificate in Sustainable Food and Farming and the Sustainable Food and Farming Associate's Degree.

Course Details

Campus: 
Amherst
Format: 
Online
Level: 
Undergraduate
Subject: 
Plant
Soil & Insect Science
Sustainability Studies
Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation
Number: 
STOCKSCH 387
Semester: 
0
Registration Status: 
Closed
Registration: 
Monday, November 7, 2016 to Monday, February 6, 2017
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