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SECTION ONE Introduction and Historical Antecedents Urban agriculture, farmers markets, and regional food systems all feel new to our experience, yet they are not. Historians and other scholars remind us that practices we might consider “new” were once useful in advancing the goals cities, regions, and people had one hundred years ago and more. While we might quail at the language or at how people characterized each other, we can still see the threads common to our circumstances, and further, we can see how people of the past had goals we would recognize, even if not always completely similar to our own. Further, and important to this project, we learn from the following chapters how different types of food system activities were central to problem solving of the past, and to reaching to a future that we are now living. How will the future judge our works? Which of our activities will subsequent generations build upon? ...

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ISBN
9781609384388
Related ISBN
9781609384371
MARC Record
OCLC
960871725
Pages
349
Launched on MUSE
2017-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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