Courses

Ecogast: Art & Science Food (ENVS 110)

An introduction to the art and science of food production; how and what we eat. Includes study of the geography of foods; ideas of slow food meals, communities, and nations; community food assessments; and ideas for sensible food systems in a university setting.

Geography and World Affairs (ENVS 240)

Geographical analysis of selected demographic, economic, political and social problems of the contemporary world.

Research and Writing (ENVS 319)

Ecological concepts and principles applied to design and management of sustainable food production systems. Consideration given to food and farm politics and economics, as well as the experience of place and policies for relocalization. Includes case studies and laboratory/field experience in sustainable agriculture, horticulture and strategies for resilience. Offered alternate years.

Agroecology & Sustainable Agriculture (ENVS 410) and Agroecology Practicum and Studio (ENVS 411)

Ecological concepts and principles applied to design and management of sustainable food production systems. Consideration given to food and farm politics and economics, as well as the experience of place and policies for relocalization. Includes case studies and laboratory/field experience in sustainable agriculture, horticulture and strategies for resilience. Offered alternate years.

Research and Projects for Environmental Studies (ENVS 501)

Study of geography as a core discipline; its origins and trends in the understanding of multifaceted environmental problems.

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