Apr 282011


Looking to grow your understanding of food security issues?

Explore the 5 As, how food policies are developed, how food security is achieved at the community level, and why people are growing food in urban areas through taking the food security courses offered at Ryerson University this Spring/ Summer!!

Starting in May, we are offering a basic introductory course in food security concepts, a food policy and programs course, a course on community development and food security, and two urban agriculture courses – which are part of an urban agriculture series developed by Ryerson’s Raymond Chang School of Continuing Education and Centre for Studies in Food Security in partnership with ETC-Urban Agriculture and the international network of Resource Centres on Urban Agriculture and Food Security (RUAF).

Courses offered in SPRING/SUMMER (MAY-AUGUST) 2011: that are still open to first-time students:
CFNY 407 Community Development and Food Security
CVFN 410 Understanding Urban Agriculture
CVFN 411 Dimensions of Urban Agriculture
None of these courses require a prerequisite.

To find out more about the online courses and/or the Certificate in Food Security, visit:

For more information, contact the academic coordinator, Reg Noble: food@ryerson.ca

Register now, classes begin May 7th!!

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