Liberty Community Garden, Battery Park City

Imagining the Future of Food in Cities: The Accessible City

This event is posted on behalf of the Academy of Urbanism’s Young Urbanist Network, who are hosting an event called “Imagining the Future of Food in Cities: The Accessible City” on Thursday evening, June 26th, starting at 18:00 and finishing around 20:30. more...

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Making Local Food Work Final Newsletter – November 2013

The final newsletter of Making Local Food Work – a reflection from Plunkett’s Chief Executive, Peter Couchman.
 
Making Local Food Work was a bold decision by the Big Lottery Fund to support communities who wanted to take ownership of where their food comes from. more...

Call for Chapters: Proposed title of book: Food, Crisis and Creativity

Call for Chapters – Book proposal to be submitted to Berg publishers

Editors:

Marta Vilar Rosales, ICS-University of Lisbon

Monica Janowski, SOAS-University of London

Proposed title of book: Food, Crisis and Creativity

Details of the book

In a wide range of personal and global contexts – ranging from scarcity due to war through environmental disaster to “comfort food” in difficult personal moments – food becomes particularly visible in times and contexts of crisis. more...

Food Security and the Contemporary World – Call for Papers

Food Security and the Contemporary World

Call for papers for a special issue of Contemporanea. Rivista di storia dell’800 e del ’900

Food security is currently the focus of an international debate, which, in tackling the questions of malnutrition and starvation, also looks at global problems such as the North-South relationship, asymmetrical access to resources, and the world food system.

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