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Remaking the North American food system : strategies for sustainability / edited by C. Clare Hinrichs and Thomas A. Lyson.

Hinrichs, C. Clare, (editor.). Lyson, Thomas A., (editor.).
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Subject: Food industry and trade > North America.
Produce trade > North America.
Food consumption > North America.
Sustainable development > North America.
Genre: Electronic books.
Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780803215788
  • ISBN: 0803215789
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (370 pages) : illustrations, maps.
  • Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2007.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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 [and 3 others] -- Farmers' markets as keystones in rebuilding local and regional food systems / Gilbert Gillespie [and 3 others] -- 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.
Summary: 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 perspective attuned to trends toward globalization at the level of markets and governance and shows how globalization affects specific localities.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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