Sustainable Food and Agriculture

PUB PLC X 478

Through informative field trips, this course examines the concepts, practices, and policies of sustainable food and agriculture in the U.S. and globally.

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

What you can learn.

  • Develop a working knowledge of core economic, environmental, and social dimensions of sustainable food and agriculture
  • Explore the impact of agricultural industrialization and potential future opportunities of sustainable agriculture
  • Assess the relationship of farming to water, energy, air, and soil

About this course:

This course examines the concepts, practices, and policies of sustainable food and agriculture. Students begin by surveying the environmental, economic, and social foundations of the field in the U.S. and globally. Topics include a systems approach to sustainable agriculture; the relationship of farming to water, energy, air, and soil; field crops and animal production practices in sustainable agriculture; sustainable horticulture; organic agriculture; sustainable seafood and aquaculture; economic, social, and political context of sustainable food and agriculture; and sustainability in the culinary arts. The course also considers the impacts of agricultural industrialization and potential opportunities for the future of sustainable agriculture, including identifying practical tools, measuring performance, and reviewing best practices. Guest speakers and field trips are scheduled in the public and private sectors.

Winter 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
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This section has no set meeting times.
Future Offering (Opens November 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
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384500
Fee:
$715.00
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Notes

Elective course in Sustainability Certificate.

36 hours of CM credit for AICP certified planners.

Visitors not permitted. Enrollment deadline: January 7, 2022. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 07, 2022
Course Requirements
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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