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Theory of Food Systems Practice Summary
Civic Engagement in Food System Governance concludes by positing a theory of food systems practice. It is not a new idea. It is based on observation of how American and British local food movements try to re-
The combination of these six approaches forms a unique critique and world view associated with local food projects, and can be applied broadly to how American and British food movements are evolving. Importantly, several of these approaches exist in contrast to environmental movements in both countries, a reflexive evolution from the “what” of sustainability (economy, society, and environment) to the “how” of sustainable agriculture and food systems development. Critically, the food system perspective views food-
These ideas of a food systems practice are at the heart of Alan’s policy practice.
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