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Innovative Farming Systems for the 21st Century

December 21, 2015 @ 12:00 am - January 17, 2016 @ 12:00 am

RDG’s Helena Farrell will be teaching an online course on Urban Agriculture at UMass Amherst this winter.
Innovative Farming Systems for the 21st Century
December 21 Ð January 17, 2016
Click here for course description and registration info: http://sustfoodfarm.org/online-classes/urban-ag/

Course Overview: Students will discover a wide range of urban farm designs and practices, learn how to evaluate their impacts, and understand urban farms as complex, adaptable, living systems that enrich life within cities. Students will conduct independent investigations of an urban farm of their choice guided by an interdisciplinary research method, which fosters understanding of how to participate and innovate from a variety of social and professional roles within Urban Agriculture. Weekly group discussions, readings and films will engage students in thinking and writing about contemporary issues and popular concerns related to Urban Agriculture.

Details

Start:
December 21, 2015 @ 12:00 am
End:
January 17, 2016 @ 12:00 am
Website:
http://sustfoodfarm.org/online-classes/urban-ag/
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