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Gleaned, grown and gifted : the significance of social food economies in productive cities

Edwards, Ferne Leigh


As cities house more than half of the world's population they have become a focal point for concerns regarding sustainable and equitable futures, with the environmental consequences of consumerism and food insecurity being of particular concern. Rather than believe that cities are the cause of all that is unsustainable, this dissertation tenders the concept of the 'productive city' - that cities can contribute to food security and environmental sustainability by becoming both food consumptive...[Show more]

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