Urban Agroecology (EARTHSYS 181, ESS 181, ESS 281, URBANST 181)

EARTHSYS
281
Instructors
Archie, P. (PI)
Section Number
1
Urban agriculture takes many forms in cities around the world and provides significant amounts of food and other resources and benefits for urban communities. This Earth Systems practicum explores the application of agroecological principles to the design and stewardship of urban farms and gardens. Students will explore social and ecological dimensions of urban agriculture including issues of environmental justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion while gaining land stewardship and small-scale food production skills at the Stanford Educational Farm.nnIn addition to online lectures and discussions, the course will be taught in-person, outdoors to small sections at the Stanford Educational Farm. Due to COVID-19, the farm is restricted in the number of people who can be on site at any one time. The class will have a lecture and discussion from 1-2pm on Mondays and students will be assigned to two hands-on sections at the farm. Section times are Mondays 2:40-4pm, Wednesdays 1-2:20pm and Wednesdays 2:40-4pm.nnSpace is very limited. Applications are due by Friday 3/19. Students will be notified if they are admitted to the course by 3/25. For the course application go to: https://stanforduniversity.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8vTDHt4B9cgfXdI
Grading
Letter or Credit/No Credit
Units
3
Graduate
Course Tags
Resources, Environment, and Energy Policy - Electives
Urban Policy - Electives
Academic Year
Quarter
Spring
Section Days
Wednesday
Start Time
1:30 PM
End Time
4:30 PM
Location
O'Donohue Fmly Stanf Educ Farm