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Spring 2023
Dec 05,2023
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HORT 120 - Gardening and Sustainable Food Systems
This class will focus on experiential learning in the garden on how to grow plants from seed to harvest (or to seed again) particularly those plant varietals that are regionally appropriate. We will develop an understanding of sustainable food systems, including growing edible plants at a variety of scales, methods of sustainable agriculture, and methods to improve regional food security. We will also explore the impacts of industrial agriculture on ecosystems, human rights, and health. Lab included.
4.000 Credit hours
20.000 TO 24.000 Lecture hours
40.000 TO 48.000 Other hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Credit
Schedule Types: Lec/Lab, Lecture

Science Division
Science Department

Course Attributes:
Tuition, AAOT Laboratory Science

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

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