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HHE5173 From Farm to Table

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In this course, students analyze how the production, harvesting, marketing and distribution, shopping, cooking, serving, and enjoying of food determine a wide variety of social processes with profound consequences for the earth and its populations. The role of health educators as advocates of healthier approaches is considered, one that will benefit earth communities, families, and every individual. Socially transformative programs involving sustainable gardens, programs in schools and communities, and other innovations are examined.

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