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2014-2015 University Catalog 
2014-2015 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SFS 31200 - Urban Agriculture

Credit Hours: 1.00. Urban agriculture has the potential to address a range of social, economic and environmental issues including food insecurity, energy conservation, and human health and well-being. During this 5-week course, students will learn about the forces driving urban agriculture as well as the political and biophysical factors constraining it by reading articles, reviewing case studies, and visiting urban farms, vertical farm factories, food pantries, and local food advocacy groups. At the end of this course, students will apply the knowledge they’ve gained by developing a plan to increase urban agriculture in the greater Lafayette metropolitan area. Typically offered Fall.