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Community Food Systems Minor

The Minor in Community Food Systems (CFS) is a university-wide program enabling undergraduate students to engage with critical contemporary issues relating to food security, food sovereignty, and food justice. In a context of diverse goals and approaches, the CFS Minor focuses on working with community partners to collaboratively understand and develop sustainable community food systems.  Students are provided with opportunities to integrate learning across courses with social, ethical, ecological, and agricultural perspectives on local food systems and participate in an experiential practicum embedded in a real-world context.

As a first step to completing the CFS Minor, declare your intent to complete the minor here.

As a final step to completing the CFS Minor, download and complete the "CFS Minor Requirements Completion Verification Form" here.

Minor Requirements

The Practicum

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Agroecology in Malawi in focus for UN Standing Committee on Nutrition

Oct 8, 2018

The United Nations System Standing Committee of Nutrition publishes regular reports providing key analysis and insights on key issues facing food systems globally. Rachel Bezner Kerr's work on agroecology in Malawi was used a key resource in a recent publication, supporting analysis of food environments and supporting dietary diversity. Read more