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Cover for Farm fresh in the city: urban grassroots food distribution networks in Finland.

This chapter explores the role of grassroots food distribution networks in Finland, and the extent to which these networks are creating farmer-consumer linkages that support a robust urban foodshed. The chapter entails a discussion and comparison of two such networks in Finland: Community Supported ...

Author(s)
Hagolani-Albov, S. E.; Halvorson, S. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647326)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Utah Farm-Chef-Fork: linking rural growers with urban chefs to enhance local food sourcing.

This case study examines Utah Farm-Chef-Fork, a programme of Utah State University (USU) Extension, which focuses on fostering connections between growers, ranchers and chefs in Utah, and, ultimately, on increasing the volume of locally sourced restaurant ingredients in urban areas. The Utah...

Author(s)
Curtis, K. R.; Brain, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390141)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for On-farm marketing and activities.

This chapter focuses on on-farm marketing and activities related to food tourism and farm tourism. The discussion covers: farm gate sales/roadside stands; the pick your own (PYO) model; farm shops or farm markets; unusual produce, rare breeds and fish farms as tourist attractions; the farm as a...

Author(s)
Stanley, J.; Stanley, L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645018)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Off-farm marketing and retailing.

This chapter focuses on off-farm marketing and retailing and off-farm food tourism activities. The discussion covers: 'pop up' businesses; box schemes; consumer cooperatives; farmers' markets/farm markets; night markets; general food markets; Christmas markets; community gardens; open kitchen...

Author(s)
Stanley, J.; Stanley, L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645018)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 'The missing actor': alternative agri-food networks and the resistance of key regime actors.

This chapter focuses on alliances and resistances within niches at the regional scale, and on the specific processes which allow them to overcome barriers and enable an emerging transition. The case studies presented in this chapter are alternative agri-food networks (AAFNs) in three regions of...

Author(s)
Darrot, C.; Diaz, M.; Tsakalou, E.; Zagata, L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Supply chain management: marketing and retail.

This chapter discusses the final steps in the supply chain management for tropical horticultural produce - marketing and retail. Following some analysis of consumer features and their purchasing patterns, five channels for the supply of horticultural produce to consumers are discussed, from barter...

Author(s)
Midmore, D. J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645414)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The practice communication mix.

This chapter describes the different components of the communication or promotional mix in veterinary practice, which include: advertising, personal selling, direct marketing, internet and online marketing, and public relations and publicity.

Author(s)
Coates, C. R.; Jones, A.; Coates, M. W.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939809)
Type
Book chapter

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