“In Dialogue with Farming” is a series of videos that aim to inspire students』 imagination about different aspects of agriculture and food and their connection with the classics. It helps them to develop a general understanding before participating in field trips and rooftop farming.
Episode 1: Have you had lunch yet?
Synopsis: An overview of the problem of food and farming in the video-lecture series
Lecturer: Mr. LAU Hoi Lung
Episode 2: Is a vege-diet good for the environment?
Synopsis: What are the conflicts between food production and ecological balance? This episode offers the perspectives of several classics related to environmental conservation.
Lecturer: Dr. LI Ming, Kenneth
Episode 3: Agriculture, science and technology
Synopsis: Departing from a classic about deciphering the mystery of life, this episode takes you on a rethinking of the relation between agriculture, science and technology.
Lecturer: Dr. LAM To Kam, Cherry
Episode 4: Agricultural development and land justice
Synopsis: A look at the tension between local agriculture and land development in Hong Kong adopting the perspectives of related political classics.
Lecturer: Dr. CHENG Wai Pang, Damian
Episode 5: Food and consumer behavior
Synopsis: This episode examines the relationship among food production and sales, wages of labour, and consumer market applying related economic theories in classics.
Lecturer: Dr. LUI Wing Sing
Episode 6: Human and Nature
Synopsis: An attempt to drill down the meaning of “nature” and its application to our attitude towards life, drawing from selected classics about human-nature relationship.
Lecturer: Dr. WONG Wing Yu, Esther
Episode 7: Permaculture design
Synopsis: A glance at the application of permaculture principles to farming and domestic life, drawing from classics about human-nature relationship.
Lecturer: Dr. CHIU Chu Lee, Julie