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

Imprint Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2007.

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Description 1 online resource (370 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Series Our sustainable future
Our sustainable future.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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 [and others] -- Farmers' markets as keystones in rebuilding local and regional food systems / Robert Gillespie [and others] -- Practical research methods to enhance farmers' markets / Larry Lev, Garry Stephenson, and Linda Brewer -- Community supported agriculture as an agent of change / Marcia Ruth Ostrom -- Food policy councils / Kate Clancy [and others] -- 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 / Marcia Ruth Ostrom and Raymond A. Jussaume -- 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.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Food industry and trade -- North America.
Produce trade -- North America.
Food consumption -- North America.
Sustainable development -- North America.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Hinrichs, C. Clare.
Lyson, Thomas A.
Other Form: Print version: Remaking the North American food system. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2007 9780803224384 0803224389 (DLC) 2007022094 (OCoLC)144328253
ISBN 9780803215788 (electronic bk.)
0803215789 (electronic bk.)
9780803224384 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0803224389 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780803227903 (pbk.)
0803227906 (pbk.)
Sudoc No. U5001 T312 .0019 -2007