Do you love local food and want to learn more about our regional food system?


Contributed by Julia Lapp

Sign-up for the 2 credit - SUMMER INTENSIVE IN LOCAL FOOD AND FARMING - ENVS 14100 - from May 14-24, 2013.


This is an intensive field-based experience providing an in-depth analysis of localized food systems as a component of the sustainability movement. We will examine the strengths, problems, and barriers to developing our regional food shed by exploring local agriculture and farming practices, food distribution and retail networks, consumer demand, food accessibility, as well as agricultural and land-use policy. Course includes field trips to local farms and food related businesses. 2 credits (Y, summer).

Instructor: Julia Lapp - Associate Professor Nutrition - Department of Health Promotion and Physical Education

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Julia Lapp at or (607) 274-3943. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.