Socio-Metabolic Perspectives on the Sustainability of Local Food Systems

@inproceedings{Frakov2017SocioMetabolicPO,
  title={Socio-Metabolic Perspectives on the Sustainability of Local Food Systems},
  author={Eva Fraňkov{\'a} and Willi Haas and Simron Jit Singh},
  booktitle={Human-Environment Interactions},
  year={2017}
}
This book delves into diverse local food systems and critically assesses their ecological and societal benefits and trade-offs, their limits and opportunities for improving sustainability of food production, and framework conditions which either hinder or promote their development. More and more people with gradually meat heavier diets will demand growth in food production, whilst our increasingly industrialized and globalized agri-food system has already caused serious sustainability problems… CONTINUE READING

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