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Geography

Geography 422 – Geography of Food and Agriculture (5)

Overview of food and agriculture as it relates to specific geographic regions, production regimes, trade, and cuisine. Domestic and international issues explored through lecture and field study.

Knowledge and Skills Developed:

  • Knowledge of the locations of the world's major agricultural regions, including crop types, production regimes, and cultural and physical characteristics.
  • Knowledge of the modern food system, including production, transport Appreciation of current issues in agriculture, including resource scarcity, scale of production, and organic agriculture.
  • Appreciation of current issues in agriculture, including resource scarcity, scale of production, and organic agriculture.
  • Appreciation of current trends and issues in the food system, including food security, local food production, and the relationships between food, politics, and culture.
  • Ability to interpret and evaluate food and agriculture from a geographic perspective in oral and written forms.