2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

SUST 515 Social Sustainability: Food Systems

Introduction to domestic and global food production, supply, and consumption, both historically and projected to future likelihoods. Differentiation of food systems by cultural groups with an emphasis on the full life-cycle of food within a society. How political, sociological, and ecological structures shape consumption will be emphasized. Considerations of human health, environmental impacts, and ethical questions of food are addressed.