write a journal reflection

Journal Reflection (200-300 words)

I will upload the readings below

For each journal reflection. write a brief analysis of any one of the readings. By “reflection” Imean share your thoughts about the reading in a meaningful, analytical way. That is, express what you find to be the merits, strengths, limitations, lessons, and/or highlights, contained in the work; and do so using scholarly content (e.g., concepts, ideas, theory, ethics, arguments, definitions, trends, etc) we are discussing in class.Below are some prompts that may help get your creative juices flowing. Feel free to take a different approach. Main task is to engage the article, chapter, or report; think about it, offer your thoughts not on a whim but using conceptual tools we are developing in class together.

  • After reading this article I decided to focus my essay on ______, because:
  • I am interested in ______. so I chose to focus on this reading to learn more about ___.
  • The authors draw attention to conflicting views about _____. I can’t quite figure out what makes more sense. On the one hand______, but on the other hand____.
  • This reading helped me get my mind around Learning Objective #2 : explain.____
  • This reading shed light on something I find uplifting and hopeful : explain
  • The most important message I get from reading ______ is ____. I find this both troubling and inspiring because_____
  • The authors share their lessons learned, which is great –but seems to me they are missing something important _____: explain.

Each Journal entry should also include reference to a current event that ties in with your reflection. Use the current event as an example to illustrate a point you are making.

  • Format: Your journal entries should be about 200-300 words. Include a proper citation of the reading you selected. Feel free to add images, drawings, tables, charts, or other illustrations.

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe the major problems currently stressing global, regional and local food systems including risks and vulnerabilities associated with climate change.
  2. Analyze how food systems are composed of (give shape to and impact) social, economic, political and cultural systems as well as ecosystems, soil, water and earth’s climate.
  3. Explain how food justice, food security, food sovereignty and food democracy are conceptually framed and represented in policy, planning and public discourse.
  4. Analyze the prospects of food justice and alternative food movements (food councils, food alliances, urban-rural coalitions) from the perspective of localization and bioregionalism.
  5. Describe ways activist scholars are using visual communication, creative writings, and participatory art to advocate, mobilize and push for food justice and food democracy.
  6. Produce a creative communication project designed to improve food justice and democracy; and identify ways you can get involved with food justice organizations.

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