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This content is taken from the EIT Food, University of Reading & European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)'s online course, Explore How Farmers Produce Food Sustainably. Join the course to learn more.

The team

In this course you’ll hear from a range of experts from the University of Reading, the University of Hohenheim, Koppert Biological Systems and John Deere.

Your Educators

Meet the Educators involved with writing the course:

Dr Simona Grasso

Dr Dimitrios Paraforos

Dr Dimitrios Argyropoulos

Daphne Hoogeveen

Dr Thomas Engel

Your experts

As well as meeting the Educators, you’ll also get the chance to meet several experts from the University of Reading who will be sharing their expertise throughout the course. You can find out more about these contributors in this PDF.

This run of the course is not being facilitated but you can still take advantage of the experience of other Learners. Why not take the time to read through the comments at the end of each Step and ‘follow’ Learners whose comments you agree with or find thought-provoking? You can then filter comments to select just those you follow to appear in your activity feed, which makes it easier not to miss them.


Now you’ve met the team and know what to expect from the course, we’d really like to meet you.

You will explore the concept of ‘sustainability’ throughout the course, but from what you understand now, how important is sustainability in your food buying decisions? What are you hoping to gain from the course?

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Explore How Farmers Produce Food Sustainably

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