NYU Steinhardt

Food Markets: Concepts and Cases

  • Course Number: FOOD-GE 2016
  • Hours: 30
  • Units: 3
  • Description: Explores the conceptual underpinnings of the distributive networks through which food travels from farm to table. Examines the relationships between markets, states, & society in their historical & contemporary forms. Employs case studies of how commodities travel through the food system at the local, national & international levels. Topics include mass markets & niche markets; the culture of markets; reciprocity, exchange & redistribution; conventional & alternative supply chains.
  • Old Course Number: E33.2016