This embedded course helps students develop an understanding and appreciation for the Italian food system.

Name of Course

Food Science FD SC 499A.

About the Course

Studying the Italian food system will be treated as a microcosm of Western Europe. Students will compare and contrast food production norms in northern Italy and Pennsylvania .

Prior to the trip, students will be divided into three groups, with each group focusing on a particular segment of the Italian food and/or agricultural system.  Examples of segments might include cheese production to confectionary production/

The class will meet at various points (during the spring semester, followed by a ~2 week tour of northern Italy in May to observe elements of the food system there. Before leaving, each food system group will conduct

Travel Dates: 3/6/15-3/15/15


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