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Strong local food systems are essential for healthy communities. Students preparing for careers in local food enterprises, health care, sustainability, education, business, nonprofit administration, social work, and many other fields will benefit from the skills and experience necessary to address the role of food in community life.
Undergraduate students in this program study at Grand Valleys Allendale Campus.Format:
Anyone admitted to GVSU as a degree-seeking student may earn this certificate. To complete the certificate, students must select at least 15 credits from a list of required and elective courses. Students may pursue the certificate in sustainable food systems concurrently with any major or minor.
The sustainable food systems curriculum covers:
The sustainable food systems certificate is valuable preparation for a variety of careers, including those in: