ENVS 154 Principles of Sustainable Agriculture
Time: Wednesdays, 1:30-6:15
Location: Environmental Studies Garden behind WSQ, and on-farm fieldtrips
Analysis of and practicum in environmentally sustainable methods of food production, emphasizing biological diversity, water conservation, air quality, social equity and economic justice. Special focus on primary research in natural and social sciences for sustainable agriculture. Field trips and labs. Prerequisite: ENVS 001 and GE B2 course, or instructor consent. Misc/Lab: Lecture 3 hours/lab 2 hours.
Field trip, Lab 22, March 5
Don't forget to prepare the ENERGY Lab 22, not 23, for this week's field trip! Prepare the Introduction, questions, materials and methods in your lab books. We will meet on site as close to 2:30 as possible(directions at link below).
Food to share should be finger food, as the amenities are rustic.
Chapters 1,2, and 12; Lab 1 and Intro
Field Trip 2/12/2014 Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems (CASFS), UCSC: Lab 23 and Chapter 20
We will meet on site at 2:30 at the Louise Cain Gatehouse on the CASFS Farm at UCSC. Please leave SJSU promptly at 1:30 or earlier; it will take time to park and walk in. DO PREPARE LAB 23 in Advance, following the instructions for your notebook for field trips. See link below for directions to the site.