Organized around the triad, Production, Protection, and Provisioning, the summer Field School in Sustainable Agriculture & Food Systems provides students with field-tested skills and knowledge necessary to engage in ecologically informed farming and food systems practices in a world facing systemic challenges. Students will engage for 10 weeks, rooted by a weekly Whole Farm Thinking exercises and activities that ground participants in a discussion of current events on the Sterling Farm, other local farms, and in larger regional and global food systems. The other courses included in the suite include Holistic Livestock Husbandry, Introduction to Crop Production Systems, and Local Food Systems. Combining these courses in flowing, integrative manner, the Field School counts for 12 credit hours and is a core requirement in the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems major.
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|Course ID||INT201, INT203, INT204, & INT205|
|Start Term||May 16- August 12|
|Faculty||Nick Hammond, Tiana Baca, Gwyneth Harris, Azsa Grenier|
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David Behrend ’60
Susan C. Bryant
Marvin Brown, Alumni Parent ’85
George J. Hill, M.D., D.Litt., Alumni Parent ’85
Jackson Kytle, Ph.D.
Peter Albert McKay, J.D. ’63
Virginia de Ganahl Russell
Mark Schroeder, Ph.D.