Nov 26, 2022  
Academic Catalog 2021-2022 
    
Academic Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CIV 240 - Food for Thought & Action


2 credit(s)
Students in this class will explore various topics related to our food system (such as organic/industrial farming, laws governing ingredients/portions, labels, obesity, food insecurity, ethical eating, etc.), and the relationship between these issues, civic engagement, and personal food choices. Students will learn about ways to take action in the food system and the work that individuals, non-profit organizations, governments, and businesses are already doing to shape change. The class will involve field trips to food-related organizations and the Pacific University B Street farm. Physical outdoor work and additional civic engagement time outside of class are required.
Core Requirement(s): Counts toward core requirements: Civic Engagement and Sustainability.



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