What is a Food System?
What are communities?
How are communities
sustainable with respect to food?
Introductions, handouts and
article (MH & MR).
3 seminar groups: seminar
Seminar on article
“Community Food Systems: Visions of a Different Food System” from
In class written response on
“A sustainable food system is one in which…”
9-10am In class reading: Thoreau Introduction
and pp. 23-40 (MH)
10am Assign first meal prep and plan group (Liza)
This is for Week 2 –10
Week 1 meal will be by faculty & potluck
11am Exercise on planning a community garden (MR)
rain or shine
to the Farmhouse
Exercise—What is your background re: food/farming? How do you fit into food
system? Food and community? (MH)
2pm-4pm: Organic Farm
Intro-Lecture on Food Systems, hand out article
Wilkins, “Community Food Systems:
Linking Food, Nutrition & Ag.” (MH)
5:30-6pm Feature Food: Kale (MR)
6-7pm Meal provided
Please bring a bit of your
own to share.
7-9pm After dinner
What are communities? (KM)
(two short articles)
Progress reports/Reading assignment/seminar papers