In the News:
- Food Courses for Summer and Fall 2012
- Summer: Courthouse Garden
This class is offered through the department of landscape architecture and is open to all students. We do hands on gardening with a strong social mission. All who participate can take home harvest, but much of the harvest is donated to local non-profits. We are currently partnering with at-risk youth groups – to make visible the contribution that youth make in our community (Northwest Youth Corps and Network Charter School).
- Summer & Fall: UF Fall Description 2012 Urban Farm!
- Fall - Anth 365: Food & Culture (Moreno)
- Food related Classes for Spring Term 2012 through the Anthropology Department!
Anth 199: Consuming Agendas: Food and Social Values (Moreno Black)- Freshman Seminar
Anth 326: Immigration and Farmworkers (McClure)- on the history and living and working conditions of Mexican farmworkers in the United States, within the context of the political culture of immigration (satisfies Identity, Plurality, and Tolerence Multicultural Requirement)
Anth 410/510: Plants and People (Gallagher)- how humans understand and interact the plant world. The course will take an ethnobotanical perspective and cover topics such as domestication, wild plant management, folk taxonomies, and traditional processing techniques.
Anth 446/546: Practical Archaeobotany (Lee)- how archaeologists study the prehistoric use of plants, including techniques for recovery, identification, and interpretation of prehistoric plant remains
Want to participate in growing food on campus? Want to get school credit at the same time?
Learn about the Amazing, the incomparable, the URBAN FARM
Slow Food University of Oregon
From Wikipedia ” Promoted as an alternative to fast food, [slow food] strives to preserve traditional and regional cuisine and encourages farming of plants, seeds and livestock characteristic of the local ecosystem”.