Urban Food Systems
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Level: Undergraduate
Division: The New School for Public Engagement
School: Bachelor's Program for Adults and Transfer Students
Department: Food Studies
Course Number: NFDS 3274
Course Format: Seminar
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
  • Food Studies
  • Global Studies
  • Urban Studies
In this course, the concept of sustainable urban food systems is explored from farm to fork. Topics discussed include community food security; disparities in access to food; and the social, political, economic, and environmental dimensions of food production, distribution, and marketing for contemporary city dwellers. Through guest lectures and field trips to urban farms, farmer’s markets, and food production facilities, students meet food producers, processors, and distributors as well as policymakers and activists.
Course Open to: Degree Students


Open to Undergraduate students.