RCIDIV 350 - Special Topics
Section: 005 Corn in East Quad!
Term: WN 2018
Subject: RC Interdivisional (RCIDIV)
Department: LSA Residential College
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Class Misc Info:
Meets 03/05/18 - 04/17/18. (Drop/Add deadline=03/19/18.).
Mandatory credit/no credit.
May be repeated for a maximum of 6 credit(s). May be elected more than once in the same term.
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Experience the excitement of planning your own garden with hands-on training and education steeped in the annual tradition of vegetable production. From crop planning to season extension, what are the basics of growing your own food and how can this patient and reflective approach inform our own mechanisms for growth?

The gardens at East Quad and Cultivating Community provide an on-campus habitat to protect the biodiversity of native pollinators and serve as a backdrop for student learning.

Residential College faculty member, Virginia Murphy, and Sustainable Food Program manager, Alex Bryan, will co-teach this mini course on the best practices of sustainable, urban farming. Students will plant and maintain the gardens at East Quad and Cultivating Community, and will earn credit through short reading assignments, active involvement in both gardens, and participation in group decision-making processes.

Class size is limited. Two classes will take place on Saturdays (rather than the Tuesday class meeting), with transportation provided to the campus farm for seed planting. All readings on Canvas.

Course Requirements:

Students earn credit through short reading responses, participation in both EQ and Ginsburg gardens, and group decision-making processes.

Class Format:

Classes meet weekly, with a potential weekend field trip and sign-up sheets to fulfill garden participation requirements. One required book to be assigned; short readings posted on Canvas.

RCIDIV 350 - Special Topics
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003 (SEM)
Tu 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Note: Class meets in Detroit: transportation provided
005 (SEM)
Tu 10:00AM - 11:30AM
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