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Why are our kids eating so poorly, and what can we—must we—do about it? Look at the complex web of factors that shape children’s food choices, from the way tastes develop in the womb to the content of school meals to the impact of U.S. farm policy on food prices and family meals.
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 7287 - NFDS 0240 A
  • Figueroa, Shayne
Oct 07 - Dec 15
Online
Fall 2019
Artists, technologists, policymakers, architects, scientists, and designers all use technology to explore, expose, and ameliorate the workings of our anthropogenic food production and distribu- tion systems. Gain insight into who these innovators are and how they are attempting to influence our food system
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 4007 - NFDS 0446 A
  • Bardin, Stefani
Aug 27 - Dec 10
On Campus
Tuesday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Fall 2019
Globally, around one-third of all food produced is lost or wasted along the food chain, while an estimated 740 million people around the world suffer from hunger and malnutrition. Corporate executives, environmentalists, governmental leaders, hunger organization leaders, foundation executives, educators, and foodies have all jumped on the food waste bandwagon. Despite rapid progress, questions remain. What are the ne...
  • Programs: Online Learning
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 4904 - NFDS 0957 A
  • Smith, Andrew
Aug 26 - Sep 29
Online
Fall 2019
The top sources of calories for American children today are pizza, soda, and sweets. Eighty-five percent don't get the recommended quantities of fruits and vegetables on a daily basis. Unsurprisingly, rates of childhood obesity and diabetes are rising precipitously, with low-income children and children of color particularly affected. This course explores why our kids are eating so poorly and what we can--and must--d...
  • Format: Online
  • Course Number: CRN 7286 - NFDS 2400 A
  • Figueroa, Shayne
Oct 07 - Dec 15
Online
Fall 2019
How can we situate rising rates of obesity and diabetes within an analysis of the structural contexts that shape food environments? This interdisciplinary course will examine food systems, policies, regulations and how they impact access to nutritional resources and health. Drawing on the ideas and activities of social movements (such as indigenous autonomy, environmental justice, anti-racist and Black Lives Matter, ...
  • Format: On Campus
  • Course Number: CRN 7936 - NFDS 3220 A
  • Galvez, Alyshia
Aug 29 - Dec 12
On Campus
Thursday
4:00 - 5:50 PM
Fall 2019
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