Unbundling property in Boston’s urban food commons

  title={Unbundling property in Boston’s urban food commons},
  author={Oona Morrow and Deborah G. Martin},
  journal={Urban Geography},
  pages={1485 - 1505}
ABSTRACT Households and community organizations are involved in the creation, use, care, and management of urban spaces, including through food practices such as planting, foraging, harvesting, weeding and pruning at the ambiguous edges of public and private property. Drawing on case studies in Boston, Massachusetts, we examine how commons are articulated through these practices, particularly in relation to multiple dimensions of property rights. Specifically, we ask how food practices can open… Expand
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