A Western Carolina University lunch speaker series is drawing to a close for the fall with a talk about community agriculture Wednesday, Nov. 14. Philip E. Coyle, professor of anthropology, will discuss “Community Gardening as Intensive, Sustainable Agriculture: The Sylva Community Garden in Comparative Perspective.”
Coyle will compare the Sylva Community Garden with Robert Netting’s intensive, sustainable agricultural type. Netting was a famous academic who helped established cultural ecology as a respected discipline.
WCU Department of Anthropology and Sociology Brownbag Series is a lunchtime series, which is free and open to the public. It is an opportunity for faculty and students associated with the department to share research and ideas with the community.
All events are held in Room 110 of the McKee Building at WCU from 12:10 to 1:15 p.m.