Tompkins Cortland Community College

ENVS110 - Food Sys Sem I: Intro U.S. Food System


This seminar course will introduce students to the food system concept, and explore the sustainability of the U.S. food system. Topics covered will include: the history of food and agriculture; environmental impacts of food systems; production agriculture in the U.S. and sustainable alternatives; food processing, distribution, and waste; food and health, food security in the U.S.; and local food systems. Prerequisites: Prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 099 or prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ESL 103 if required by placement testing; RDNG 099 if required by placement testing. 2 Cr. (2 Lec.) Fall Semester.