EM SC 470
Applied Sustainability in Contemporary Culture

Summary and Final Tasks



By now you should be able to do all of the following:

  • analyze the water footprint of various foods;
  • describe how improper fertilizer management causes dead zones;
  • define eutrophication;
  • describe the sustainability implications of food deserts and food insecurity;
  • demonstrate an understanding of permaculture philosophy and principles;
  • describe regenerative agriculture and appropriate technology;
  • analyze the sustainability impacts of community gardens;
  • explain the benefits of fair trade certification.

Reminder - Complete all of the Lesson 9 tasks!

You have reached the end of Lesson 9! Double-check the to-do list on the Lesson 9 Overview page to make sure you have completed all of the activities listed there before you begin Lesson 10.