Civic agriculture and community engagement

  title={Civic agriculture and community engagement},
  author={Brian K. Obach and Kathleen A. Tobin},
  journal={Agriculture and Human Values},
Several scholars have claimed that small-scale agriculture in which farmers sell goods to the local market has the potential to strengthen social ties and a sense of community, a phenomenon referred to as “civic agriculture.” Proponents see promise in the increase in the number of community supported agriculture (CSA) programs, farmers markets, and other locally orientated distribution systems as well as the growing interest among consumers for buying locally produced goods. Yet others have… 
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