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The production, processing, distribution, and politics of food systems represent one of the main challenges of the 21st century. The minor in Food Systems at Bucknell University takes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of this essential issue.
The Food Systems minor allows students to advance their interest in food policies, nutrition, water, waste and the urban environment, ethics of consumption, local and global cuisines, cultural practices, and the aesthetics of food. By exploring these issues with analytic tools developed in a range of academic disciplines, this minor leads to a critical examination of the role of food in historic and contemporary societies. A Food Systems concentration will enrich students’ understanding of their respective majors and prove useful to careers in a variety of fields.
More information about the minor is available in the Bucknell online course catalog.