Course Description

This course provides students an introduction to the economics of market societies as the context for food choice, food systems, and food policy. Focusing on economic markets, students learn how the interactions of consumers, producers, and policy makers determine global and local food systems. The supply and demand model is used to analyze the impact of policies on food prices and on agricultural, environmental, and health issues.


Antirequisite: CFNY 404

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