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SAFS 415 (01) - Introduction to Brewing Art and Science

Intro to Brewing Science

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 12220
Introduction to the scientific foundations of beer brewing. Topics covered will include beer styles; ingredient sourcing; industrial production from nano to macro scale; current trends and topics; quality control; safety and sustainability.
Instructors: Cheryl Parker
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 MWF 3:10pm - 4:00pm KEND 325
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 W 4:10pm - 5:00pm KEND 325
Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: SustainableAg&Food Systems

SAFS 620 (01) - Food Systems & Community Resilience

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
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.

Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: SustainableAg&Food Systems

SAFS 632 (01) - Urban Agriculture

Urban Agriculture

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 16303
Urban agricultural systems play an important role in local food production. Production systems range from community gardens to completely controlled production environments. Urban farmers face unique challenges developing sustainable business models due to high land costs, waste management, post-harvest storage, and limited technical experience. This course provides a practical, hands-on understanding of urban agricultural production systems. Emphasis is placed on controlled environmental agriculture from an urban farmer?s perspective through classroom discussion and production systems operation.
Instructors: Md Sazan Rahman
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 MWF 2:10pm - 3:00pm KEND 231
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 M 3:10pm - 5:00pm KEND 231
Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: SustainableAg&Food Systems

SAFS 670 (01) - Systems Thinking: Land Use Capability and Sustainability in Aotearoa New Zealand

Systems Thinking: Land Use NZ

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 15266
Special Fees: $25,700.00
This course establishes a conceptual framework in systems thinking to critically examine New Zealand and global examples of the challenges that have arisen from the mismatch between land use and land use capability. Students investigate downstream effects of the rural-urban divide (food-justice), on people, health, services and the environment. Food security, ethical foods, as well as the influence of climate change on food supply and the viability of agribusiness are included.
Instructors: Kimberly Babbitt
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 Hours Arranged ABROAD TBD
Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: SustainableAg&Food Systems

SAFS 671 (01) - Agroecology and Sustainable Land Management in Aotearoa New Zealand

Sustainable Land Mgmt in NZ

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 15267
Agroecology is a way of thinking and acting. Using this lens, students investigate the interface of agriculture and the natural environment. Through first-hand experiences with agribusiness, students explore enduring solutions for sustainable food systems. The emphasis will be on dimensions of agroecology that are relevant in a framework of sustainable land management; and on gaining confidence in evaluating processes and science associated with the biological an physical process in agroecosystems.
Instructors: Kimberly Babbitt
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 Hours Arranged ABROAD TBD
Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: SustainableAg&Food Systems

SAFS 672 (01) - Pathways to Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems in Aotearoa New Zealand

Pathways to SAFS NZ

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 15268
This course empowers students to pursue knowledge and understanding of food systems around the interface of policy, practice, and science to build pathways toward technically robust, economically sound and viable solutions which enable transformation in the rural landscape. Topics include: value systems, socio-cultural benefits of re-thinking food systems at sale, carbon-forestry, carbon offsets, nutrient cap-and-trade models, (Integrated) Catchment Management and Climate Smart Agriculture. Critical thinking and risk assessment tools are integral components.
Instructors: Kimberly Babbitt
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 Hours Arranged ABROAD TBD
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SAFS 673 (01) - Agricultural Production and Business Practice in Aotearoa New Zealand

Ag Production Business in NZ

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 15269
In this experiential course students will spend time in farm or agri-business placements. Practical, hands-on experience of the workings of agribusiness provides students with opportunities to enhance their autonomy and capacity as active learners. Students will gain transferable skills, increase competency and develop a comprehensive understanding of sustainability initiatives and practices of food systems. Students can transfer insights from classroom work to a practical setting and bring previously developed skills to a new context.
Instructors: Kimberly Babbitt
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 Hours Arranged ABROAD TBD
Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: SustainableAg&Food Systems

SAFS 680 (01) - Food Production Field Experience II

Food Prod Field Experience II

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 11432
This is part of a two course series to be taken during fall semester. Course provides students with hands-on experience in growing food and managing a small farm business. We will be growing fresh vegetables and some fruits for the UNH Dairy Bar. Lectures, readings, and hands-on activities in part two focus on crop harvesting and maturity, post-harvest considerations, marketing, special event planning and execution, record keeping, and small farm business management.
Section Comments: This course NOT open to FRESHMEN.
Prerequisite(s): SAFS 405 and SAFS 679
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman
Instructors: Susan Soucy
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 TR 2:10pm - 4:00pm GH 136
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Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: SustainableAg&Food Systems

SAFS 733 (01) - Advanced Topics in Sustainable Agriculture

Advanced Topics in SAFS

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   16  
CRN: 12597
In this writing-intensive, capstone course, SAFS juniors and seniors engage in critical, student-led discussion of instructor-chosen and student-selected works related to food systems sustainability across scales, local to global. With these discussions as context, students pursue individual, semester-long projects to practically address a specific issue of interest. The course aims to improve critical reading, writing, discussion, and presentation skills; build cohort cohesiveness; and challenge students? beliefs and working assumptions about agriculture and food systems sustainability.
Section Comments: Must be SAFS junior or senior - or permission needed. Writing Intensive.
Classes not allowed in section: Freshman, Sophomore
Only listed majors in section: SUSTAGRBA, SUSTAGRBS
Attributes: Writing Intensive Course
Instructors: Iago Hale
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 TR 11:10am - 12:30pm MURK G04
Durham   Life Sciences & Agriculture :: SustainableAg&Food Systems

SAFS 795 (01) - Investigations

Investigations

Credits: 1.0 to 4.0
Term: Fall 2024 - Full Term (08/26/2024 - 12/09/2024)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   5  
CRN: 11305
With faculty guidance, students work on individual projects related to sustainable agriculture and food systems.
Department Approval Required. Contact Academic Department for permission then register through Webcat.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.
Equivalent(s): SAFS 795W
Only listed majors in section: SUSTAGRBA, SUSTAGRBS
Instructors: Cheryl Parker
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2024 12/9/2024 Hours Arranged TBA