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.
Global Food Systems
Wildlife and Fisheries Conservation
Monday, March 13, 2017 to Friday, July 14, 2017