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Course Curriculum

J101 Edible Education: The Rise and Future of the Food Movement

Location Time Instuctor(s) CCN Section Units Fee Enrollment
Wheeler Auditorium 6-7:30 T Michael Pollan 48029 1 2 No 75

Co-taught by Nikki Henderson of the People's Grocery

As a subject, food is multi-disciplinary, drawing on everything from economics and agronomy to sociology, anthropology, and the arts. Each week experts on organic agriculture, school lunch reform, food safety, animal welfare, hunger and food security, farm bill reform, farm-to-school efforts, urban agriculture, food sovereignty, local food economies, etc. will lecture on what their areas of expertise have to offer the food movement to help it define and achieve its goals. Also listed as Letters and Science C101.

Restrictions and Prerequisites:
Course Format: One and one-half hours of lecture per week. Grading option: Must be taken on a passed/not passed basis. 75 spaces are being held for Journalism students to enroll. Total enrollment for the course is 250. Each student will be required to volunteer three hours a week in a food-related non-profit.

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