Vamos a Cuba!

You are invited to join us on an exciting new winter session food systems course offered by UMass in Cuba!

cubaFood Systems in Cuba

Production, Logistics and Marketing

…will be offered from January 2 – 18, 2016.

Learning Objectives:
• Learn about food production and marketing in Cuba.
• Learn how to assess the viability of a production and marketing system in any setting.
• Demonstrate cultural understanding through direct interaction with people involved in agriculture.

Other Program Inclusions:
• Visa and charter flight support and coordination
• Pre-departure support and materials from Spanish Studies Abroad
• Opportunity to improve Spanish proficiency during homestay with full board

For more details and information on how to apply – contact:

Dr. Frank Mangan
Phone: 413-545-1178

Stacy Lutsch
Phone: 413-545-1208

See the syllabus below:

SYLLABUS – Food_Systems_Cuba

cuba2This class satisfies core “Agricultural Science and Practice” requirements in the UMass Sustaianble Food and Farming B.S. degree program.


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