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Fall 2017
Jun 16, 2019
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GEOG 3870 - Food Geographies
This course provides a critical examination of the geographies of food at a variety of scales, from the body to the global. The course focuses on themes in three interconnected areas: 1) food production and the global food system from farm to plate including agribusiness and alternative food production and distribution models; 2) food consumption habits and beliefs and foodways as geographically contingent material culture; and 3) food (in) security and its relationship to health and wellbeing. This course is cross-listed as HNSC 3870.May not be held with HNSC 3870. Prerequisite: a grade of C or better in GEOG 1280 or GEOG 1281 or HNSC 1200 or GEOG 1200, or permission of department head.

3.0 Credit hours

Environment, Earth & Resources

Environment and Geography Department

Course Attributes:

Must be enrolled in one of the following Campuses:     
      Main (Fort Garry & Bannatyne)

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