International Agroecology Shortcourse

CAN’s Agroecology Shortcourse is a two-week intensive learning and living experience from breakfast through dinner, geared towards introducing students and professionals to agroecology and fostering knowledge exchange and networking among individuals working toward food systems change.

Year Location Hosted By Theme
2016 Huatusco, Veracruz, Mexico University of Chapingo, Huatusco Regional Center’s Department of Education, Research, and Service
Agroecology: Breaking Barriers: Agrofood Networks for Food Justice
2015 Santa Cruz, California Community Agroecology Network & The University of California at Santa Cruz Agroecology, A Global Movement: Tracing Our Roots and Looking Forward
2014 Estelí, Nicaragua ASDENIC Agroecology and Social Transformation: transdisciplinarity, health, and human development
2013 Burlington, Vermont The University of Vermont Agroecological Approaches for Climate Change and Food Systems Resilience
2013 Quintana Roo, México Mayan Intercultural
University of Quintana Roo
Agroecology as an intercultural focus for transforming systems of food production
2011 Santa Cruz, California Community Agroecology Network & The University of California at Santa Cruz Agroecology and the Transformation of Food Systems: The California Model
 2010 San Cristobal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico Community Agroecology Network, El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (ECOSUR), and the Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social (CIESAS) Cultural Memory, Biodiversity and Agroecology: Linking tradition, education and science for sustainability
 2009  Burlington, Vermont  The University of Vermont  Participatory Action Research in Agroecology to Support Sustainable Food Systems