Students will learn about innovative production methods and critical social, economic, and environmental dimensions of modern day urban agriculture. Scholarly articles and videos, a custom library research guide, and significant research support from the instructor provide a strong foundation for students to investigate important topics and evaluate the performance of real life urban farm systems. The course will consist of lectures, readings, videos, and research assignments in which students critically assess major strengths, weaknesses and issues of 21st century urban farm systems.
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