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Stanford University
Palo Alto, California

At Stanford, hungry students can pick from more than 20 courses about domestic and global food systems. Dining halls and campus farming workshops harvest ingredients—including barley for beer—from their own organic gardens. Above, a student in a class called Principles and Practices of Sustainable Agriculture takes a compost pile's temperature at the Stanford Educational Farm.

Photo courtesy of Linda A. Cicero/Stanford University News Service

 

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