Certificate in Local Food Systems

University of Georgia

Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2016
Submitted by: Monika Urbanski
Sustainability Topics: Curriculum, Food & Dining, Grounds
Content Type: Academic Programs
Discipline: Agriculture
Program Type: Undergraduate Certificate/Diploma
Completion: 18 hours
Distance: Local Only
Commitment: Full-Time


The UGA Certificate in Local Foods is an interdisciplinary certificate designed to give students an overview of the concepts and issues of the local food movement. Students from any major, who have a professional or personal interest in local food systems, are provided the opportunity to explore the many interconnected issues of growing and consuming food grown. The course of study for the certificate insures students receive a balanced view and deeper understanding both the production and nutritional aspects, as well as the complexities of safeguarding the environment and providing for those less fortunate.

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