2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

PLAN 425 Urban Agriculture as Community Development

Examines the growing role of urban agriculture in cities and the implications for community development and design. Examines the broad issues of food production and distribution along with related policies. Focuses on the present discourse associated with food security. Sustainability provides a framework under which communities better use natural resources, create infrastructures that are more efficient, protect and enhance quality of life, and create new, greener businesses that strengthen their economies without compromising the environment.