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Lit & the Environment:Food Lit

110 Introduction to Environmental Literature: Food Literature (= ENV 210)
A. Merrill

This course is for Foodies, Ag Activists, Farm Fans, and anyone who is interested in literature about food from a variety of perspectives. We’ll read fiction, poetry, and nonfiction about the pleasures of eating, the cultural and aesthetic significance of food, rural and urban agriculture, and food justice. Field trips will include farm visits, and students will participate in hands-on, community-based assignments connected to the college’s Food and Sustainability project.
Satisfies depth or breadth course requirement in Humanities Track of the Environmental Studies major or interdisciplinary minor.
English 110 satisfies the Literary Studies, Creative Writing, and Rhetoric distribution requirement.