NYU Steinhardt

Sustainability of Food Systems: East End of Long Island

  • Course Number: FOOD-GE 2261
  • Hours: 35
  • Units: 2
  • Description: Sustainability of our food systems - & the communities in which they operate - will be a core focus of this field trip-based course. Using Eastern Long Island as a local case study, we will explore the rationale for, & issues & innovations in, sustainable development, as illuminated by the agriculture, aquaculture, wine industry, & restaurants of Long Island’s North & South Forks. The course will include visits to farms, wineries, scallop & oyster fisheries, food businesses, farmers markets, & restaurants, as well as lectures by pioneering land preservationists, community developers, farmers, winemakers, beekeepers, & others.
  • Old Course Number: E33.2261