Wayne Roberts reports from Montpelier, France (also posted on Wayne’s Medium blog) Part 2 (read Part 1 here) HOW DOES YOUR LOCAL FOOD GROW? CAN WE BUILD A LOCAL FOOD WEB INSTEAD OF A GLOBAL AGRI-CHAIN? Wayne Roberts looks at all the ways local food webs are already growing, ready to become the Next Big Thing in … Continue reading HOW DOES YOUR LOCAL FOOD GROW?
Wayne Roberts reports from Montpelier, France (also posted on Wayne’s Medium blog) Part 1 (read Part 2 here) THE FRENCH CONNECTION: SUMMING UP THE FIRST MAJOR INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON “AGRI-CHAINS” AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS Some 250 food and agriculture researchers, teachers, community and business leaders from 40 countries met in Montpelier, France, this December to discuss … Continue reading “AGRI-CHAINS” AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
Abstract Local sustainable food systems have captured the popular imagination as a progressive, if not radical, pillar of a sustainable food future. Yet these grassroots innovations are embedded in a dominant food regime that reflects productivist, industrial, and neoliberal policies and institutions.
By Mbabazi S Shumbusho. There’s a family friendly atmosphere when you enter this community cafe, the reception is warm and inviting. One can easily mistake it for a neighbourhood community centre. Seven Shores Community Cafe located in Waterloo, ON is striving to provide local food while building and maintaining community relationships. Ten people own this … Continue reading Providing Local, Sustainable Food while Building Relationships- Seven Shores Community Cafe.