Tompkins Cortland Community College

ENVS111 - Food Systems II: Food Movements


The prevailing food system is unsustainable. From production systems that degrade the environment to distribution systems that are unjust, we need to make changes. This course will explore the role of social movements in challenging the dominant food production and distribution system, and in building sustainable alternatives. Student will become familiar with several social movements including, but not limited to: the local food movement, the organic movement, the environmental movement, the animal rights movement and the food justice movement. Prerequisites: Prior completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, ENGL 100 and RDNG 116 if required by placement. 3 Cr. (3 Lec.) Spring semester.