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Urban Agriculture Online Course
December 15, 2014$1113
UMass Sustainable Food and Farming Program is offering an Urban Agriculture course during the upcoming winter break. Students will learn about innovative production methods and critical social, economic, and environmental dimensions of modern day urban agriculture. Multi-media presentations by the instructor, articles and videos online, and a custom, library research guide provide a strong foundation for students to investigate important topics and evaluate the performance of real life urban farm systems. The course will consist of readings, videos, quizzes, and research assignments in which students critically assess major strengths, weaknesses and issues of 21st century urban farm systems.