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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Imagining sustainable food systems.
Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 2010
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Description:||1 online resource (251 pages)|
|Contents:||Part 1 Interrogating Sustainable Food Systems: --
Imagining sustainable food systems [food supply, food security] / Alison Blay-Palmer --
Conceptualizing and creating sustainable food systems: how interdisciplinarity can help / Clare Hinrichs --
Sustainability: a tool for food system reform? / Mustafa Koc ----
Part 2 Inclusion and Exclusion in Sustainable Food Systems: --
Greening the realm: sustainable food chains and the public plate / Kevin Morgan --
Thinking about labour in alternative food systems / Yael Levitte --
The urban food desert: spatial inequality or opportunity for change? / Ellen Desjardins ----
Part 3 The Case for Sustainable Food Systems: --
Food systems planning and sustainable cities and regions: the role of the firm in sustainable food capitalism / Betsy Donald --
The nexus between alternative food systems and entrepreneurism: three local stories / Hélène St. Jacques --
Scaling up: bringing public institutions and food service corporations into the project for a local sustainable food system in Ontario / Harriet Friedmann --
Food policy encounters of a third kind: how the Toronto Food Policy Council socializes for sustain-ability / Wayne Roberts --
Food insecurity in the land of plenty: the Windermere valley paradox [Southeastern British Columbia] / Alison Bell --
Imagining sustainable food systems: the path to regenerative food systems / Alison Blay-Palmer and Mustafa Koc.
|Responsibility:||edited by Alison Blay-Palmer.|
'This book makes an important contribution to the literature on alternative food systems. It moves beyond enumerating the problems with the current food system (including problems with "alternative"