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Critical Studies on Food in Italy (Rome, Italy)

5-WEEK Full Immersion Summer Program

18 MAY 2015 – 20 JUNE 2015

Rome, Italy

The program is open to all majors, and all students, degree-seeking or not.

COURSES OFFERED

  • Critical Studies on Food Culture (3 credits) COURSE
  • Food media, communication and trends (3 credits) COURSE
  • Food, Nutrition and Culture in Italy (3 credits) COURSE
  • Elementary Italian Language UMASS ITAL 110 (3 credits) COURSE
  • Italian Lexicon for Food Studies (3 credits) COURSE

For more information about the program, please visit: http://issuu.com/gustolab/docs/critical_studies_on_food_in_italy_s

If you have any questions or to request an application, please write to info@gustolab.com

APPLY ONLINE

Food Systems Policy Internship (Portland, ME)

FOOD SYSTEMS POLICY INTERNSHIP – CITY OF PORTLAND

Portland, ME

As part of these efforts, the City of Portland’s Planning and Urban Development Department seeks a Policy Intern to work with the Mayor’s Initiative for Healthy Sustainable Food Systems on food-system policy for the City. Duties include identifying and cataloguing the City of Portland’s ordinances and policies that influence or affect agriculture, food, and food systems.  $15-20 based on experience. For more information, please contact Jeff Levine at jlevine[at]portlandmaine.gov.

Deadline to apply is Thursday, January 1, 2015

Real Food Challenge GIM 2/27

REAL FOOD CHALLENGE GIM

Are you interested in sustainability,

social justice, or just eating good food?

Do you care about how or where your food was grown,

who grew it, or what it tastes like?

Does “real food” mean anything to you?

 

Whether “real food” already means a lot to you, or you just want to learn more about what it is and how we can bring more of it to Tufts, come to our GIM!

 

When: Wednesday, February 26th, 7pm

Where: Eaton 202

Who: A group of enthusiastic, committed food-lovers who want to work to be in control of what we eat in the dining halls while also acting as catalysts to transform the way our food system works on a larger scale.

What: A GIM to learn more about the Real Food Challenge, its platform, and how we as students can work with this organization to initiate change within the food system on campus.

 

Additional Info: http://db.realfoodchallenge.org/schools/150

Apr 11: Inequalities of Class and Race in the Sustainable Food Movement

Who really benefits from local, organic, sustainable, grass-fed, free range, and GMO-free food?

DATE: Wednesday, April 11, 2012
TIME: 12:00-1:15pm
LOCATION: Crane Room, Paige Hall

Please join Food for Thought and Tom Thumb’s Student Garden for a presentation and discussion with acclaimed Professor Julian Agyeman, Chair of the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University.  We’ll explore how the growing movement and public attention toward sustainable food and agriculture perpetuates inequalities in the food system today.

Food will be provided.