Introduction to Agriculture and Food Systems (11:020:210)
Department of Plant Biology and Pathology, Nutrition, and Health, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
The hybrid course takes a systems approach to examining the challenges faced by humanity to produce enough food for a growing world population. The course will also examine the controversies over adoption of technologies as well as social justice and ethical considerations. Potential solutions are examined including sustainable agriculture and the role that consumers can have through the food choices they make.
Food for the 21st Century: Can We Feed 11 Billion People? (11:090:101)
Byrne Seminar, Food Science
Students discuss principles of the food supply chain, the modern approaches to design food products, and the ways to create a sustainable food future.
Sustainability:Tackling Food Waste (11:020:337)
Department Agriculture and Food Systems, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
This course uses the food recovery hierarchy and the circular economy as frameworks to discuss actions which can be taken by individuals, institutions, and businesses.