Food Justice

An introduction to the food justice movement, this course examines it from the local, national, and international levels. Topics include food policy, grassroots movements and action, food production and food access as they relate to the systems of privilege and oppression that shape them. Equally, this course explores the actions of various communities working toward empowerment and liberation. Students engage with relevant theory, hands-on service learning, site visits, as well as contact with professionals, activists, and impacted communities in the food justice movement. Open to graduate students in other programs.
Course Number: ENV557
Units: 3.0