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Urban Agriculture and Productivity
The following presentation summarizes Earth's Promise work, goals, and implementation of productivity as a leading principle and facilitator of economic change.
Date 18/6/2015
Wadi Attir - Indigenous Vegetable Initiative
local knowledge and food Wadi Attir, Indigenous Vegetable Initiative, Hura
Date 18/6/2015
Community Kitchens: From Idea to Recipe
This guide is intended to those who wish to found and develop community kitchens, especially for those that are meant to function as social food businesses
Date 19/3/2015
The true cost of food
nef publish its new report on the food systems of our time. The report presents food systems that is energy intensive, support bad jobs, rely on long and what can be regarded as placeless supply chains, and overall has limited benefits to the well-being of places and communities
Date 11/1/2015
مشروع الخضراوات في وادي عتير- البذور الأولية والاستعدادات للشتاء
انتهى موسم جمع البذور في مشروع زراعة الخضراوات البدوية التقليدية في وادي عتير، والآن تستعد النساء لزرع خضراوات الشتاء.
Date 6/11/2014
The Vegetable Project in Wadi Atir – First Seeds and Winter Preparations
In the Wadi-Atir vegetable growing project, the seed-gathering season has come to an end, and now the women are preparing to plant the winter vegetables.
Date 5/11/2014
Local Food Systems
This comprehensive overview of local food systems explores alternative defi nitions of local food, estimates market size and reach, describes the characteristics of local consumers and producers, and examines early indications of the economic and health impacts of local food systems.
Date 1/11/2014
UN Report Says Small-Scale Organic Farming Only Way To Feed The World
Even as the United States government continues to push for the use of more chemically-intensive and corporate-dominated farming methods such as GMOs and monoculture-based crops, the United Nations is once against sounding the alarm about the urgent need to return to (and develop) a more sustainable, natural and organic system.
Date 22/8/2014
Food Security; Community Kitchens and Local Economies
Food security is the condition where one has ongoing access to food in an amount sufficient to allow a healthy and active life. A recent study published by Israel's National Insurance Institute indicates that one of every five people living in Israel suffers from food insecurity
Date 1/5/2014
The Dorchester Community Food Co-op
The Dorchester Community Food Co-op is an initiative to build a community & worker-owned cooperative market that provides economic opportunity and healthy affordable food
Date 22/4/2014
Insights from the Food System
Keynote Presentation - Local Sustainable Economic Development: Insights from the Food System, Roberta Sonnino
Date 7/4/2014
Economic Evaluation of Local and Global Ecological Services
Economic Evaluation of Local and Global Ecological Services for Various Agricultural Branches, Nava Haruvy & Sarit Shalhevet
Date 7/4/2014
Sustainable Food Systems in the 21st Century
Sustainable Food Systems in the 21st Century- Considering the Biophysical Inputs and Outputs, Shira Dickler
Date 7/4/2014
Encouraging Consumption of Fresh Vegetables and Fruit Among Elementary School
Encouraging Consumption of Fresh Vegetables and Fruit Among Elementary School Pupils Ministry, Tsipi Fridkin, Yael Kachel
Date 7/4/2014

PEN 5 - Local food system
PEN is the Professional Euro-Mediterranean Network that involves partners, associates as well as other local stakeholders from the partner regions in learning exchanges.
Date 11/2/2014
How My Love for Food Ripened into a Life's Work
Italy’s “Slow Food” Pioneer: “Our philosophy is good, clean, and fair food: Good because it is healthy and tasty; clean because it is produced with low environmental impact and with animal welfare in mind; and fair because it respects the work of those who produce, process, and distribute it.”
Date 25/12/2013
Local Food Roots
a film about the UK local food movement
Date 28/11/2013
The Slow Food Foundation
Biodiversity is key to LSED and food biodiversity is crucial for the Grosseto province agriculture, sustainable tourism and food production, for both humans and animals. The Slow Food Foundation
Date 25/6/2013

Vancouver food strategy
A new food strategy designed to create a just and sustainable food system is being implemented in the City of Vancouver (Canada). The strategy aims to make nutritious, locally produced food easily
Date 19/5/2013

Relocalising the food chain: the role of creative public procurement
The conventional food chain presents a challenge to sustainable development, containing hidden costs such as health bills, environmental damage and economic costs to the rural economy. This report argues for the development of local food chains, which would bring the 'multiple dividend' of healthier diets, local markets for local producers, lower food miles and better understanding between producers and consumers.
Date 8/5/2013

The Top Five Ways to Build a Localist Economy in 2013
The Top Five Ways to Build a Localist Economy in 2013
Date 8/5/2013
Tristram Stuart: The global food waste scandal
Western countries throw out nearly half of their food, not because it’s inedible -- but because it doesn’t look appealing. Tristram Stuart delves into the shocking data of wasted food, calling for a more responsible use of global resources.
Date 7/5/2013
Carolyn Steel: How food shapes our cities
Every day, in a city the size of London, 30 million meals are served. But where does all the food come from? Architect Carolyn Steel discusses the daily miracle of feeding a city, and shows how ancient food routes shaped the modern world. Food is a shared necessity -- but also a shared way of thinking, argues Carolyn Steel. Looking at food networks offers an unusual and illuminating way to explore how cities evolved
Date 7/5/2013
Dan Barber: How I fell in love with a fish
Chef Dan Barber squares off with a dilemma facing many chefs today: how to keep fish on the menu. With impeccable research and deadpan humor, he chronicles his pursuit of a sustainable fish he could love, and the foodie's honeymoon he's enjoyed since discovering an outrageously delicious fish raised using a revolutionary farming method in Spain.
Date 7/5/2013

Building the Local Food Economy – A study by Sustainable Seattle conducted in 2005
A growing number of people in our region are committed to building a healthy local food economy. This is not an easy task. A significant part of the challenge is to show that developing strong local economic linkages is crucial to the economic success of our region’s food producers, manufacturers, distributors and purveyors.
Date 7/5/2013

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