NYU Steinhardt

Food Systems: Food and Agriculture in the Twentieth Century

  • Course Number: FOOD-UE 1033
  • Hours: 60
  • Units: 4
  • Description: Focuses on a variety of issues surrounding food production from an agricultural & a processing perspective. Students will gain an understanding of the ideological underpinnings of American agriculture as well as the forces that transformed food production from a regional to a national system. Various approaches will be used to examine the food system including the political, economic, social & cultural dimensions of production.
  • Old Course Number: E33.1033