|Urban Agriculture - 83474 - PLSC 235 - 01|
This multi-disciplinary course introduces students to the concept of producing food in an urban setting and takes a more in-depth look at our evolving food system. In addition to learning how to grow fruits and vegetables, students will learn about the nutritional aspects, storage requirements and utilization of crops. Topics including urban livestock, aquaculture, apiculture, rooftop gardening, hobby greenhouse production, and environment modification will be briefly discussed. Students will learn how the urban food production movement has influenced urban design and utilization of land within urban settings. Environmentally friendly practices including water harvesting, composting, organic production, and integrated pest management will be discussed.
Prerequisite(s): 30 credit units or permission from the instructor.
Associated Term: 2019 Fall Term
Registration Dates: Jun 01, 2019 to Sep 17, 2019
Levels: Undergraduate Level
Attributes: Community engaged learning, On Campus Student Fees, Tuition - Category 13
U of S -Saskatoon Main Campus Campus
Lecture Schedule Type
Live Face To Face Instructional Method
Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:
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