Community Health Sciences (COM HLT)
COM HLT 131 - Healthy Food Access in Los Angeles: History and Practice of Urban Agriculture
Lecture: Lec 1
Class ID: 040487201
Class Website: https://ccle.ucla.edu/course/view/17S-COMHLT131-1
Waitlist: Class Full (20), Over Enrolled By 4
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Public Health, School of Room 61269
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Lecture, three hours; laboratory, 90 minutes. History and recent revival of urban agriculture (gardening) in Los Angeles area. Exploration of how urban gardening is response to crises such as U.S. obesity epidemic and resulting health problems. Critiques of industrial agriculture in California and elsewhere in U.S. Exploration of how urban agriculture springs from healthy food/active living and consumer movements that advocate access to locally grown, in-season, affordable food. Biweekly hands-on gardening laboratory in Sunset Canyon Recreation Center Organic Garden. P/NP or letter grading.
General Education (GE)
This class does not satisfy any GE requirements.
This class does not satisfy the undergraduate Writing II requirement.
This class does not satisfy any College/School diversity requirement.
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