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Title:
Remaking the North American food system : strategies for sustainability
Author:
Hinrichs, C. Clare.
Publication Information:
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2007]

©2007
Physical Description:
370 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Language:
English
Contents:
Civic agriculture and the North American food system / Thomas A. Lyson -- Warrior, builder, and weaver work: strategies for changing the food system / G.W. Stevenson ... [et al.] -- Farmers' markets as keystones in rebuilding local and regional food systems / Gilbert Gillespie ... [et al.] -- Practical research methods to enhance farmers' markets / Larry Lev, Garry Stephenson, and Linda Brewer -- Community supported agriculture as an agent of change: is it working? / Marcia Ruth Ostrom -- Food policy councils: past, present, and future / Kate Clancy, Janet Hammer, and Debra Lippoldt -- The "red label" poultry system in France: lessons for renewing an agriculture-of-the-middle in the United States / G. W. Stevenson and Holly Born -- Eating right here: the role of dietary guidance in remaking community-based food systems / Jennifer Wilkins -- Community-initiated dialogue: strengthening the community through the local food system / Joan S. Thomson, Audrey N. Maretzki, and Alison H. Harmon -- Retail concentration, food deserts, and food-disadvantaged communities in rural America / Troy C. Blanchard and Todd L. Matthews -- Localization in a global context : invigorating local communities in Michigan through the food system / Michael W. Hamm -- Assessing the significance of direct farmer-consumer linkages as a change strategy in Washington State: civic or opportunistic? / Marcia Ruth Ostrom and Raymond A. Jussaume, Jr. -- Emerging farmers' markets and the globalization of food retailing: a perspective from Puerto Rico / Viviana Carro-Figueroa and Amy Guptill -- The lamb that roared: origin-labeled products as place-making strategy in Charlevoix, Quebec / Elizabeth Barham -- Be careful what you wish for: democratic challenges and political opportunities for the Michigan organic community / Laura B. DeLind and Jim Bingen -- The social foundation of sustainable agriculture in southeastern Vermont / Matthew Hoffman -- Community food projects and food system sustainability / Audrey N. Maretzki and Elizabeth Tuckermanty -- Conclusion: A full plate: challenges and opportunities in remaking the food system / C. Clare Hinrichs and Elizabeth Barham.
ISBN:
9780803224384
Format :
Book