Sustainable, Resilient, and Healthy Food and Water Systems: A Curriculum for Dietetic Students and Interns

Increasing interest in sustainable nutrition and agriculture has beenn a hot topic over the past several years. Content experts, including HEN members, in the fields of sustainable nutrition and dietetics created the Sustainable, Resilient, and Healthy Food and Water Systems (SFS) Curriculum for dietetics students. The SFS curriculum is designed to prepare interns to become new practitioners with strong foundational knowledge in the nutritional, social, environmental, and economic drivers of sustainable and resilient food systems. It was piloted at 14 sites from 2016-2017. The SFS curriculum includes 12 activities that encompass the seven sectors of the food system and is expected to take approximately 120 supervised practice hours total. The curriculum can be completed by;

   -A dedicated three-week rotation,

   -Adopted as a full concentration, or,

   -12 activities can be used as stand-alone activities.


Interested in learning more and implementing this program? Click here for more information.