General information

Module title Urban Agriculture
Language English
Module lecturer prof. UAM dr hab. Barbara Maćkiewicz
Lecturer's email basic@amu.edu.pl
Lecturer position associate professor
Faculty Faculty of Human Geography and Planning
Semester 2021/2022 (summer)
Duration 30
ECTS 5
USOS code 25-UA-AMU-PIE

Timetable

Urban agriculture classes will be held on Wednesdays from 4.45 pm to 8.00 pm. Classes begin on March 23th in lecture hall  1 of Coll. Geographicum. The first four classes in the classroom, the rest in the field (at the same hours) + one meeting on a selected Saturday.

Module aim (aims)

Provide students with basic knowledge about urban agriculture.

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)

Basic knowledge of spatial management

Syllabus

Urban agriculture.Urban allotments.Community gardens. Urban farming. Creating urban agriculture systems. Edible cities. Alternative food networks. Short supply chains. 

Reading list

Kristin Reynolds; Nevin Cohen (2016): Beyond the Kale: Urban Agriculture and Social Justice Activism in New York City. University of Georgia Press.Simon Bell; Runrid Fox-Kamper; Nazila Keshavarz (2016) :Urban Allotment Gardens in Europe. Routledge. Nathan McClintock (2018) Cultivating (a) sustainability capital: Urban agriculture, eco-gentrification, and the uneven valorization of social reproduction. Annals of the American Association of Geographers 108(2):579-590.?Nathan McClintock and Michael Simps?on (2018) Stacking functions: Identifying motivational frames guiding urban agriculture organizations and businesses in the United States and Canada. Agriculture and Human Values 35(1):19-39.Darly, Ségol?ne and Nathan McClintock (2017) Urban agriculture in the neoliberal city: Critical European perspectives. Introduction to a Themed Section. ACME: A Journal of Critical Geographies 16(2):224-231. (equal authorship)Darly, Ségol?ne and Nathan McClintock (2017) Agriculture urbaine et ville néolibérale : perspectives critiques venues d'Europe. Introduction ? un dossier thématique. ACME: A Journal of Critical Geographies 16(2):224-231. (equal authorship)Megan Horst, Nathan McClintock, and Lesli Hoey (2017) The intersection of planning, urban agriculture, and food justice: A review of the literature. Journal of the American Planning Association 83(3):277-295.ROSOL, Marit / SCHWEIZER, Paul (2012): Ortoloco Zurich – Urban Agriculture as an Economy of Solidarity. In: City – Analysis of urban trends, culture, theory, policy, action 16 (6): 713 - 724.