Creating space for sustainable food systems: Lessons from the field

  title={Creating space for sustainable food systems: Lessons from the field},
  author={Gail Feenstra},
  journal={Agriculture and Human Values},
  • G. Feenstra
  • Published 1 June 2002
  • Economics
  • Agriculture and Human Values
In response to growing trendsin the current food system toward globalintegration, economic consolidation, andenvironmental degradation, communities haveinitiated alternative, more sustainable foodand agricultural systems. Lessons may now belearned about the development and maintenanceof local, sustainable food systems projects –those that attempt to integrate theenvironmental, economic, and social health oftheir food systems in particular places. Fourkinds of space need to be created and… 
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