Covers the US food system from the farm to the intermediary to the consumer, in the context of the market & the policy environment. Using methods of the social sciences, the course provides students with a broad understanding of the benefits & costs of the domestic food system. Topics include issues such as intermediary market power, unequal food access, & food production technology. Through lectures, readings, discussion & on the ground research, students gain a deep understanding of the current state of the food system.
- Old Course Number: E33.2033