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Nutrition and Food Sciences: D2:Farm to Table:Our Food Sys

NFS 073 Z1 (CRN: 60963)

3 Credit Hours

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About NFS 073 Z1

This course provides an introduction to the contemporary food system, focusing on the interdependence of all components, from farm to table.

Instructors

Katrina Light () and Katherine Westdijk ()

Notes

Dates: May 18 - June 12, 2015;

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Section Description

This introductory course will explore the structure and function of the contemporary food system through interdisciplinary learning and critical thinking. This small class is discussion-based with opportunities for local field-trips and independent projects. Open to all undergraduate and continuing education students.

Section Expectation

To identify all components of the contemporary food system ? To understand a range of possible food systems, using historical cases ? To understand how social systems, such as the food system, have intended and unintended consequences ? To explore the consequences of industrialization and globalization to the development of our contemporary food system ? To understand the emergence of multiple inter-related critiques of the food system over the past thirty years ? To support the development of student critical thinking & writing skills

Meetings

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Location

James M Jeffords Hall 112 (View Campus Map)

Times

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