Farming

April 11, 2014

In two readings and discussion, students explore the benefits of eating in season and supporting local farmers and consider some of the criticisms of local food arguments, including the concept of "food miles."

March 16, 2014

Students explore the goals of the growing Free Trade movement and consider some criticisms of it.  

February 26, 2014

Is organic food healthier than non-organic food? Who grows organic food - and how?  Students explore these questions in two readings, with discussions questions and a research assignment.