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Food Systems: Ldrship for Sustnble Food Sys

FS 395 Z1 (CRN: 60469)

3 Credit Hours

About FS 395 Z1

This course combines online and on-campus cross-disciplinary learning to address problems and opportunities relating to sustainable food systems and leadership. Participants will gain expertise and new perspectives on sustainable practices relating to food systems that have immediate, practical real-world application. The program's preliminary online component will be immediately followed by a residential learning experience on the campus of the University of Vermont, and an online portion for credit students only following the residential session: online: May 30-June 11, 2016, residential session: June 12-17, online: June 18-July 1. This program promises to expand the participants capacity to recognize, and create positive, forward-looking solutions for our broken food system. As part of this program, participants will engage with a broad base of stakeholders through a public conference and meet in a small group for deep dialogue with influential thought leaders. For more information, please visit the website and fill out the short application/questionnaire: Note: All students must fill out the application/questionnaire on the website; it only takes about 5 minutes to complete, and will give the Instructor some background on your interest in food systems. Prerequisites: Instructor permission is required for undergraduates, please contact for permission.


Cynthia Belliveau () and Victor Izzo ()


Dates: May 23 - July 1, 2016; Online Pre-Course Reading & Discussions: May 23 - June 11; Residential intensive on campus June 12 - June 17 U-F; Times are 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Online post project work: June 18 - July 1 (for credit students only); Graduate and CE students only; Instructor permission is required for all undergraduates; Please contact for permission; Once approved, All students should fill out the short application on the website; Program fee: $488.00; The program fee includes curriculum, materials, most meals, and field trip transportation; Housing and parking are not included in the program fee. Meets in Waterman Manor on June 17th

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