Agriculture, Food, and the Environment
USDA Awards New RIDGE Center to Partnership of Tufts and UConn.
This course explores food systems - primarily as food supply chains (e.g., production, processing, distribution and consumption of food) - within the context of social, economic, governance, health, and environmental dimensions of sustainability. Systems-based frameworks are the basis for understanding how to translate conceptual models into applications for programs and policy-making by government agencies, food industry sectors, NGOs, and educators.
More Help is On the Way for New Farmers and Ranchers: USDA NIFA Apprenticeship Award to New Entry Sustainable Farming Project for National Farm and Ranch Learning Network
"It seems like almost no one knows about this. Like it's a secret." Claire Mance, FPAN, N16, is referring to The Friedman Garden, a small, oddly shaped green gem tucked between Jaharis Courtyard and the Posner building on Tufts' Boston Campus-- possibly one of the best kept secrets of Friedman Student Life.