You’ve been invited by University of Reading to join an online course on FutureLearn

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you’ll be able to...

  • Demonstrate an informed and balanced understanding of the complexities of sustainable food production in the EU within the context of the global food supply chain.
  • Describe how food is produced by EU farmers
  • Summarise the trade-offs required when considering organic, environmentally sustainable, and socially acceptable production methods.
  • Explain the challenges faced by farmers and how innovative technologies help them to provide a secure and sustainable food supply for a growing population
  • Synthesise the benefits of different farming methods
  • Assess your food-buying choices and working priorities based on your knowledge of sustainable food production.