SAFS 620 (01) - Food Systems & Community Resilience

Food Systems

Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: SustainableAg&Food Systems
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 16302
This course is designed to provide a broad overview of the emerging field of food systems. We will use a systems perspective to better understand how the U.S. food system shapes the food we eat, and the character and health of our communities and environment. In the second half of the course, we will critically evaluate alternative food system development, policies, and initiatives aimed at improving farmers' livelihoods, environmental sustainability, food justice, and community resilience.
Prerequisite(s): SAFS 405
Instructors: Analena Bruce

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 MW 11:10am - 12:30pm KEND 325
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Interested in food systems?  Gain a broader understanding of the defining challenges in our food system and study a range of programs, policies, community-based initiatives and social movements that offer solutions to these issues.