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How does food move from farm to table? Explore this topic and learn how communities can build sustainable local food programs.

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Meets: (days and times TBA)

Dates: Janurary 1 - March 22

Class format: Zoom lectures and Canvas classroom (online learning platform)

Instructor: Jennifer Santry

Come explore food production and consumption by analyzing the resource cycles and movement of food from seed to table. Join us as we learn and discuss how to build local and sustainable food programs that create lasting systems change.

Topics include:

- The story, history, and challenges of growing our food

- School and community food systems as a tool for social justice, access, policy, and health

- Grassroots movements and community-based solutions such as CSAs, neighborhood gardens, rooftop bees, urban farming, seed sharing, and local food networks

Requirements: a computer with microphone and the ability to download the Zoom add on to use on a PC, tablet, or phone.

Please note, because this class is co-enrolled as both a Community Ed course and a credit-bearing course, it adheres to Peninsula College's standard withdrawal and refund policies.

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About the Instructor

Teaches online courses in the Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Certificate at Peninsula College and UMASS Amherst's online Sustainable Food and Farming Bachelor's Program. Jen is currently working on her Ed.D. in Educational Sustainability at the University of Wisconsin Steven's Point. She moved to the Olympic Peninsula in 2014 to pursue her lifelong dream of designing and developing a family farmstead. She has worked in the nonprofit sector for over 15 years as an environmental instructor, land and animal conservationist, and local food advocate. Jen graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a BS in Zoology and completed her Masters in Nonprofit Management from Regis University. As the former Community Programs Director at the High Country Conservation Center in Colorado, Jen developed and implemented sustainable food programs including community gardens, student-run CSAs, and urban farming policies. These days, she loves getting her hands dirty in her garden and teaching her two boys where good food comes from.

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