Hunger and Community Food Security

In this service learning course, SRVCLRNG 292F, students learn about hunger and food security. Through readings, field trips, and service work, students engage topics such as food banks, community gardens, nutrition education, and an historical perspective on hunger. As part of their coursework, students perform at least 30 hours of community service experience at a site of their choosing. The course aims to provide students with a larger perspective on the community and the issues.
Program Type Course Name and Number: SRVCLRNG 292F: Hunger and Community Food Security
MA County:
Begin / End Date:
Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Assessment Mechanism:
No
Program Director:
Program Contact:
UNIT(s):
Provost's Office/Civic Engagement and Service-Learning

Partner Map

Partner(s):
  • Amherst Survival Center
    138 Sunderland Road
    Amherst, MA 01002
    United States
  • Food Bank of Western Massachusetts
    97 N. Hatfield Road, PO Box 160
    Hatfield, MA 01038
    United States
  • Amherst Senior Center
    4 Boltwood Avenue
    Amherst, MA 01002
    United States
  • UMass Extension Nutrition Education Program
    Department of Nutrition, 203 Chenoweth Lab
    100 Holdsworth Way
    Amherst, MA 01003-9282
    United States
  • Nuestras Raices
    329 Main Street
    Holyoke, MA 01040
    United States
  • Gardening The Community
    256 Hancock Street
    Springfield, MA 01109
    United States