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Date Permissions Signed

5-18-2018

Date of Award

Spring 2018

Document Type

Masters Field Project

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)

Department

Environmental Studies

First Advisor

Stanger, Nicholas.

Second Advisor

Darby, Kate J.

Abstract

As a community member, student, and educator within Bellingham’s food system I had hoped to contribute to the community's food education programming by developing and teaching an integrated food system curriculum. This project documents the development and repeated roadblocks to applying this curriculum. In response, I considered an alternative approach. Rather than trying to teach something novel as a relative newcomer and novice to an established community, why not learn from the existing network of food system educators. Under this new direction, I pressed forward by interviewing five local food educators from separate institutions that serve varied audiences and teach different but overlapping content. This assessment of Bellingham's food system education network culminated in four value-based and pedagogical recommendations for building inclusivity within the community.

Type

Text

Publisher

Western Washington University

OCLC Number

1037150404

Digital Format

application/pdf

Geographic Coverage

Bellingham (Wash.)

Genre/Form

Academic thesis

Language

English

Rights

Copying of this thesis in whole or in part is allowable only for scholarly purposes. It is understood, however, that any copying or publication of this thesis for commercial purposes, or for financial gain, shall not be allowed without the author' written permission.

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