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A helping hand and many green thumbs: local government, citizens and the growth of a community-based food economy

Hill, Margaret (Ann)


Minority world consumers are being asked to rethink about their I-ness fixations and the individualism apparent in community food practice. Meanwhile, poor and economically marginalised in the majority world are prioritising civic we-ness and taking collective responsibility for meeting local food needs. In Mindanao in the Philippines, a municipality-wide communal gardening project is feeding malnourished children in schools, supporting poor families in self-provisioning and generating income...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
Source: Local Environment: the international journal of justice and sustainability
DOI: 10.1080/13549839.2011.557355


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