Urban Agriculture Reveals Hidden History, Dynamics of Gardens

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July 8th, 2019

Urban Agriculture Reveals Hidden History, Dynamics of Gardens - MET Lecturer, Zachary Nowak

A new MET course is giving students an inside look at some of Boston’s most historic gardens to plumb them for lessons on political power, community, and food policy. Taught by MET lecturer Zachary Nowak, Urban Agriculture (MET ML 714) is an elective in MET’s trailblazing Master of Liberal Arts in Gastronomy program, and a subject that may be of particular interest to those pursuing the History & Culture degree focus. But Nowak says the course’s title is something of a misnomer, as it is only the seed of the conversation. “It’s [really] about what urban agriculture can tell us about the political economy that we’re living in,” he says.

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