University of Portland Bulletin 2019-2020

ENV 161 The Science of the Literate and Sustainable Gourmet

This course introduces current issues, scientific background, and future prospects related to food production and consumption. Students will explore the consequences and limitations of modern agriculture and understand the impacts food choices have on our environment and health. In collaboration with ENG 161, Thinking Through Food in Literature, students will engage in a research project to consider sustainable dietary choices.

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