The Farm-Bill Course at NYU

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I'm teaching a graduate course on the farm bill at New York University this semester. The class has about 45 students from diverse fields -- food studies, nutrition, public health, public policy, environmental studies, law -- all closely related to the subjects under discussion.

Discussions, to say the least, have been lively.

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I've had many requests for the course syllabus, which describes the goals and content, readings, assignments, and resources. It is posted along with the syllabi from other courses I've taught recently on my NYU faculty website. These are freely available for downloading.

Most of the readings are available online and you can find them easily if you search for them by title.

Download, share, use, and enjoy!

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Marion Nestle is a professor in the Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health at New York University. She is the author of Food Politics, Safe Food, What to Eat, and Pet Food Politics. More

Nestle also holds appointments as Professor of Sociology at NYU and Visiting Professor of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell. She is the author of three prize-winning books: Food Politics: How the Food Industry Influences Nutrition and Health (revised edition, 2007), Safe Food: The Politics of Food Safety (2003), and What to Eat (2006). Her most recent book is Feed Your Pet Right: The Authoritative Guide to Feeding Your Dog and Cat. She writes the Food Matters column for The San Francisco Chronicle and blogs almost daily at Food Politics.

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