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Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Minor

Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Minor

The Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems (SAFS) undergraduate minor fosters active and experiential learning about agriculture and food system sustainability.

What is sustainability?

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Environmental

The living systems of the planet that support our food, fiber, fuel, and future needs.

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Social

The health, education, governance and community networks that fufill our needs.

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Economic

The expression of human value for natural, human, and financial resources.

Core Courses

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CSS 124: Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems

... each module has helped me to open my eyes and become much more informed with the different facets of sustainability, food systems, agriculture, and the civil discourse of the many ''wicked problems'' we face in both the US and abroad. Thank you!

Anon, Spring 2018
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CSS 224: Sustainable Farm & Food System Field Course

"The best part is getting to see so many types of agriculture"
Megan, 2017

Meeting times:
Sa 9/15, 9/22 8:00AM - 6:00PM, 10/13 8:00AM - 3:00PM

F 4:00 - 5:00PM

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CSS 424: Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems: Integration and Synthesis

Having an end-product that is really going to be utilized as opposed to a hypothetical answer to a problem put before us is really rewarding.

Tatum, Fall 2018

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Two Former SAFS Students at 2017 MIFFS Conference

Alumni updates from the 2017 MIFFS Conference

Food prepared for the 2014 Appalachian Food Summit

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