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  • Locations: Florence, Italy
  • Program Terms: Global Seminar Fall
  • Restrictions: SPU applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Program Sponsor: SPU Faculty-led Areas of Study: Family and Consumer Sciences
Program Type: Study Abroad Internship: No
Language of Instruction: English Housing Type: Apartment
Minimum GPA: 2.8 Number of Credits: 5, 8
Service Learning: No
Program Description:

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Sustainable Food Production and the Mediterranean Diet 
Florence, Italy

Fall Global Seminar 2018


Program Overview

Have you pondered the relationships between the food you eat and the environment, culture, health, politics, and ethics? How food is produced has profound consequences. Spend a month living in one of Europe’s top cities and immerse yourself in examining the food culture of Mediterranean Italy and the global importance of sustainable food production.
  • Live for a month in one of Europe’s top cities and birthplace of the Renaissance

  • Immerse yourself in the food culture of Mediterranean Italy by visiting markets, participating in cooking workshops and of course, eating!

  • See first-hand how world-renowned products like Parmesan and Pecorino cheese, balsamic vinegar, prosciutto, wine, and gelato are made in small batches following traditional age-old production methods.

  • Examine the global importance of sustainable food production and the health benefits of the Mediterranean diet.

  • Get lost in Siena and other Tuscan hill towns.


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For more information about this program, please contact Dr. Geleva or SPU Study Abroad



This program is currently not accepting applications.