1. Food & The Environment
The first module teaches students about the natural food system, how it has evolved from pre-historic times to the present, and the effects of the modern food system on the environment.
the natural cycle
the history of food
2. Food & The Body
Module two teaches students about the nutritional properties of food, how their bodies process food, and how their diet affects their health in the short and long run.
nutrition science basics
digestive & circulatory system
3. The Big Business of Food
marketing and advertising
Module three addresses the many economic aspects of the modern food system, including corporate practices, food marketing and advertising, and the social impacts of unequal access to healthy food.
4. Cooking Basics and the Culture of Food
the culture of food
Students learn basic cooking skills for preparing healthy meals, and celebrate the role of food in our cultural traditions.