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Sustainable Food Systems on Campus: Case Studies

Sustainable Food Systems on Campus: Case Studies

Sustainability education seeks to help students think critically and creatively by using a diverse set of problem-solving, systems-thinking and implementation skills. Experiential learning activities, by making deliberate use of social and physical contexts beyond the lecture hall, directly engage students with the physical infrastructure and social influences that shape food systems and sustainability. Students are also exposed to diverse professional cultures in action, demonstrating the expectations and standards of conduct in the field or community setting. The study of food systems and sustainability are both supported by and provide key contexts for experiential learning as they both depend on multi/inter- and trans-disciplinary cooperation, and address a complex set of factors and... Show More
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