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A meeting point between agricultural producers and consumers: the Italian Solidarity Purchasing Groups case study.

@inproceedings{Ilaria2014AMP,
  title={A meeting point between agricultural producers and consumers: the Italian Solidarity Purchasing Groups case study.},
  author={Beretta Ilaria and Battilani Patrizia and Arborghetti Laura},
  year={2014}
}
Short food chains represent an important opportunity to reduce the number of intermediaries between food supply and demand and to create a strong relationships between producers and consumers. Among the several types of short food chain, one interesting experience is that of the Solidarity Purchasing Groups (SPG). They were born to answer to the need of food selfsufficiency expressed by the urban contexts and, at the same time, they try to face the question of the ethical and social aspects of… CONTINUE READING

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