Making reconnections in agro-food geography: alternative systems of food provision

@article{Watts2005MakingRI,
  title={Making reconnections in agro-food geography: alternative systems of food provision},
  author={D. C. H. Watts and Brian W. Ilbery and Damian Maye},
  journal={Progress in Human Geography},
  year={2005},
  volume={29},
  pages={22 - 40}
}
This article reviews recent research into alternative systems of food provision. It considers, first, what the concept of`alternativeness' might mean, based on recent discussions in economic geography. Informed by this, it discusses food relocalization and the turn to `quality' food production, arguing that both are `weaker' alternative systems of food provision because of their emphasis on food. It then examines some `stronger' alternative systems of food provision, which emphasize the… 

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