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Cover for The local food movement: can we be self-sufficient?

This chapter describes the popularity of farmers' markets and its impact on local food sales, food supply and food security. The environmental impact (e.g., pollution) of producing and buying local foods, and consumer's trust to local farmers are discussed. The misguided theory of food...

Author(s)
Smyth, S.; Kerr, W. A.; Phillips, P. W. B.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392213)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Developing food tourism through collaborative efforts within the heritage tourism destination of Foça, Izmir.

Earth Market, one of many activities of the Slow Food Network, aims at providing taste education and knowledge on food production, and at preserving local traditions by bringing farmers, food producers and visitors together. The first Earth Market in Turkey was formed in Foça, Izmir by the Foça...

Author(s)
Hatİpoglu, B.; Aktan, V.; Duzel, D.; Kocabas, E.; Sen, B.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646770)
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
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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for What farmers' markets say about the post-organic movement in Ireland.

This chapter defines and delineates the organic movement in Ireland today and the institutional and commercial pressures it faces, and maps out the resistances to these pressures as shown by the emergence of farmers' markets. The chapter discusses whether the term 'post-organic' has both...

Author(s)
Moore, O.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930387)
Type
Book chapter

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