Food and Society

Integration of the food system, linking production, distribution and consumption

 

What is a "Sustainable Community Food System?"

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A sustainable community food system is a collaborative network that integrates sustainable food production, processing, distribution, consumption and waste management in order to enhance the environmental, economic and social health of a particular place...

Bibliographies


Initiatives and Projects:

 

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Building Regional Markets and Communities

Farm to school

Farm to institution

 Values-based supply chains/food hubs

Agriculture marketing studies

Direct marketing

 

Urban Agriculture

Food system assessments and food policy

 County-level food system assessments:

  • San Luis Obispo County (coming soon)
  • San Diego

Community food security for low-income residents

Note: Also browse food system assessments for sections on food security.

Farmworker, Food System Worker and Rural Community Wellbeing

Resources

Bibliographies

Symposia