Food & Drink Geographies 2023-24
School Of Natural Sciences
Module - Semester 1
The module will combine lecture, seminar and field-based learning that will address mostr of the following themes with reference to food and drink with particular reference to the global North:
Globalised food systems and demand illustrated by exemplar production systems. Transnational corporations, food security, soils and land. Environmental and community impacts of global food in the Global North. Traditional and alternative food systems. Food Regimes, packaging and waste. Food Access and equity Farming, the environment and Food production. Re-localised food economies (Global North) and place-based foods. New challenges & horizons in sustainable global food.
- Demonstrate a critical understanding of key issues in Food Geographies from an academic and practitioner viewpoint.
- Demonstrate a conceptual and practical understanding of a wide range of food innovations and the ability to apply this knowledge within a practical and sustainable resource management setting.
- Display excellent skills in communicating new developments within and across a wide range of food and drink geographies.
- Effectively collate and synthesize information and arguments from a variety of information sources and from field-based learning.