Research & Practice

UW Farm Strategic Goal #2: Deepen Student Understanding of Urban Food Production Systems – Team 1

The project goal was to deepen student understanding of urban food production systems by creating a well-rounded minor program in Urban Agriculture and Food Systems at the University of Washington. The team worked to create a minor with longevity that would integrate culturally appropriate knowledge of urban agriculture, different from programs at other universities. Courses included capture a wide range knowledge areas to make the minor applicable and attractive to students from multiple UW programs and departments.

Community Partner: Eli Wheat, UW Program on the Environment

Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

Author(s): Ayn Kurzenhauser, Danzengquying (Quying Danzeng), Sarah Armbruster, Shixi Zhang, Carson Strange

Program(s): Food Systems Major

Year: 2023