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Remaking the North American Food System: Strategies for Sustainability (Our sustainable future)

Author: Thomas A Lyson; C Clare Hinrichs
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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Examines the resurgence of interest in rebuilding the links between agricultural production and food consumption. With examples from Puerto Rico to Oregon to Quebec, this work offers a North American  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print
Remaking the North American Food System: Strategies for Sustainability (Our sustainable future)
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas A Lyson; C Clare Hinrichs
OCLC Number: 942865248
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Contents: ContentsAcknowledgments 000Introduction: Practice and Place in Remaking the Food System 000C. Clare HinrichsPart I: What's Wrong with the Food System? Orienting Frameworks for Change1. Civic Agriculture and the North American Food System 000Thomas A. Lyson2. Warrior, Builder, and Weaver Work: Strategies for Changing the Food System 000G. W. Stevenson, Kathryn Ruhf, Sharon Lezberg, and Kate ClancyPart II: Institutions and Practices to Remake the Food System3. Farmers' Markets as Keystones in Rebuilding Local and Regional Food Systems 000Gilbert Gillespie, Duncan L. Hilchey, C. Clare Hinrichs, and Gail Feenstra4. Practical Research Methods to Enhance Farmers' Markets 000Larry Lev, Garry Stephenson, and Linda Brewer5. Community Supported Agriculture as an Agent of Change: Is It Working? 000Marcia Ruth Ostrom6. Food Policy Councils: Past, Present, and Future 000Kate Clancy, Janet Hammer, and Debra Lippoldt7. The "Red Label" Poultry System in France: Lessons for Renewing an Agriculture-of-the-Middle in the United States 000G. W. Stevenson and Holly Born8. Eating Right Here: The Role of Dietary Guidance in Remaking Community-Based Food Systems 000Jennifer Wilkins9. Community-Initiated Dialogue: Strengthening the Community through the Local Food System 000Joan S. Thomson, Audrey N. Maretzki, and Alison H. HarmonPart III: The Importance of Place and Region in Remaking the Food System10. Retail Concentration, Food Deserts, and Food-Disadvantaged Communities in Rural America 000Troy C. Blanchard and Todd L. Matthews11. Localization in a Global Context: Invigorating Local Communities in Michigan through the Food System 000Michael W. Hamm12. Assessing the Significance of Direct Farmer-Consumer Linkages as a Change Strategy in Washington State: Civic or Opportunistic? 000Marcia Ruth Ostrom and Raymond A. Jussaume, Jr.13. Emerging Farmers' Markets and the Globalization of Food Retailing: A Perspective from Puerto Rico 000Viviana Carro-Figueroa and Amy Guptill14. The Lamb That Roared: Origin-Labeled Products as Place-Making Strategy in Charlevoix, Quebec 000Elizabeth Barham15. Be Careful What You Wish For: Democratic Challenges and Political Opportunities for the Michigan Organic Community 000Laura B. DeLind and Jim Bingen16. The Social Foundation of Sustainable Agriculture in Southeastern Vermont 000Matthew Hoffman17. Community Food Projects and Food System Sustainability 000Audrey N. Maretzki and Elizabeth TuckermantyConclusion: A Full Plate: Challenges and Opportunities in Remaking the Food System 000C. Clare Hinrichs and Elizabeth BarhamList of Contributors 000Index 000

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