Urban Agriculture, Community Gardens, Food Secure Cities

Code: FOOD1450

Course description

Study the exciting urban agriculture projects and policies that are currently transforming the landscape, building community, and creating food security in Canadian cities. From community, schoolyard, and rooftop gardens, to urban CSA (community supported agriculture) farms and greenhouses, consider success stories and challenges for the development of urban food production. Take a close look at the relationship between municipal law and policy and urban agriculture in cities of interest to you.

Course details

Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Delivery Options

Classroom Delivery: In-person instruction that takes place at a college campus.
Online Delivery: Content is delivered entirely online through self-directed components, allowing you the flexibility to learn anytime from wherever you are.
Remote Delivery: Technology-enabled virtual instruction that takes place outside of a physical classroom. Remote delivery includes some form of scheduled real-time virtual classes or drop-in times, as well as self-directed components.
Hybrid Delivery: Instruction that includes a combination of online or remote delivery, and some classroom activities.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Fall 2021 registration opens July 5, 2021. Winter 2022 registration opens November 1, 2021.