Low-carbon food supply: the ecological geography of Cuban urban agriculture and agroecological theory

@article{Cederlf2016LowcarbonFS,
  title={Low-carbon food supply: the ecological geography of Cuban urban agriculture and agroecological theory},
  author={Gustav Cederl{\"o}f},
  journal={Agriculture and Human Values},
  year={2016},
  volume={33},
  pages={771-784}
}
Urban agriculture in Cuba is often promoted as an example of how agroecological farming can overcome the need for oil-derived inputs in food production. This article examines the geographical implications of Cuba’s low-carbon urban farming based on fieldwork in five organopónicos in Pinar del Río. The article charts how energy flows, biophysical relations, and socially mediated ecological processes are spatially organised to enable large-scale urban agricultural production. To explain this… Expand

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