New Roots Institute/CalPoly State University offering Summer Field Course in Agroecology and Food Systems

12 May

Join us this summer for an exploration of California food systems.  Expand your knowledge of sustainability and get your hands dirty on working farms and ranches. June 22-July 15, 2011

Join our summer field course! The Social and Ecological Dimensions of California Agrifood Systems will be taught this summer at the coastal Swanton Pacific Ranch just north of Santa Cruz, CA. An interdisciplinary, hands-on field experience, this course will be team taught and is for students who want to deepen their understanding of agriculture and food systems. 

Register today!  www.newrootsinstitute.org/education/summer-course

Offered jointly through New Roots Institute and CalPoly State University.
Course space limited to 20 students ~ register now!
The class will meet on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, with one weekend overnight field trip July 9th and 10th. Course cost: $2,050/student. Optional on-farm housing: $500/student.

Registration options:

  • CalPoly students can enroll for 6 units of CalPoly course credit.
  • UCSC students can enroll for 5 units of ENVS internship credit.
  • All other students can apply for transfer credit from CalPoly or internship credit at their home institutions
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