Putting the culture back into agriculture: civic engagement, community and the celebration of local food

@article{Sumner2010PuttingTC,
  title={Putting the culture back into agriculture: civic engagement, community and the celebration of local food},
  author={J. Sumner and H. Mair and Erin Nelson},
  journal={International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability},
  year={2010},
  volume={8},
  pages={54 - 61}
}
This paper reports on the case study of a community-supported agriculture (CSA) farm in south-western Ontario, Canada. As an exemplar of urban agriculture, Fourfold Farm CSA operates from an alternative agriculture paradigm and is built upon the socio-ecological practices of civic engagement, community and the celebration of local food. Analysis of in-depth, key informant interviews with members of the CSA as well as the co-founders reveals the extent to which the farm is much more than a… Expand
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