Food Justice

PUB PLC X 477

This online course explores contemporary food system on a local, regional, and global scale through diverse theoretical, applied, and ethical perspectives.

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Winter
Online
Starting at $715.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Establish a critical awareness of the key food justice issues
  • Understand how food justice issues affect consumers and employees of the food system
  • Develop the ability to apply food justice to personal, professional, and institutional food choices

About this course:

This online course examines food justice from diverse theoretical, applied, and ethical perspectives (e.g., socioeconomic class, race and ethnicity, culture, access and equity, law, economy, ecology, sovereignty, health, and wellbeing). We survey food justice organizations and initiatives working to create and maintain healthy and sustainable food systems locally, regionally, and globally. The course explores the contemporary food system by examining food production, distribution, and consumption and their impacts on the quality of life of food producers, workers and consumers. The course provides a framework for understanding and addressing issues of food justice, specifically the role of policy and politics in determining what we eat, who experiences the costs and benefits of contemporary/industrial food systems, and how we can build equity and sustainability for our food system. Upon completion of the course, students will have a working understanding of established and emerging approaches to the challenges of improving and promoting food justice. Students also gain the practical knowledge needed to advocate effectively for food justice.

Spring 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
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This section has no set meeting times.
Future Offering (Opens January 31, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
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Instructor: James Bassett
385428
Fee:
$715.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited. Enrollment deadline: April 1. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 01, 2022
Course Requirements
Food Justice (Food, Health, and the Environment) by Robert Gottlieb
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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