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Creating food futures [electronic resource] : trade, ethics and the environment / [edited by] Cathy Rozel Farnworth, Janice Jiggins, Emyr Vaughan Thomas.

Contributor(s): Farnworth, Cathy | Jiggins, Janice | Thomas, Emyr Vaughan.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Corporate social responsibility series: Publisher: Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Gower, c2008Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 246 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9781409402770 (electronic bk.); 1409402770 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Food industry and trade | Nutrition policy | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- Agribusiness | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Sustainable AgricultureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Creating food futures.DDC classification: 338.1/9 22 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Creating food futures : trade, ethics and the environment / Cathy Rozel Farnworth, Janice Jiggins and Emyr Vaughan Thomas -- The retail-led transformation of agrifood systems / Julio A. Berdegu�e and Thomas Reardon -- Regulation, sovereignty and accountability in the food chain / Megan Waples -- Innovation in policy : the common agricultural policy and dimensions of regime change / Emyr Vaughan Thomas -- The Swedish foodshed : re-imagining our support area / Susanne Johansson -- Growing sustainable communities : understanding the social-economic footprints of organic family farms / Matthew Reed, Allan Butler and Matt Lobley -- Balancing business and empowerment in fair fruit chains : the experience of Solidaridad / Irene Guijt and Edith van Walsum -- The FoodTrust of Prince Edward Island, Canada / Woody Wilson -- Beyond profit-making : combining economic and social goals in the German organic agriculture and food sector / Martina Sch�afer -- The Cornwall Food Programme / Roy Heath and Mike Pearson -- Ethics in French wine cooperatives : part of a social movement? / Yuna Chiffoleau, Fabrice Dreyfus and Jean-Marc Touzard -- Impacts of the supermarket revolution and the policy and strategic responses / Julio A. Berdegu�e and Thomas Reardon -- Supermarkets : a force for the good? / Robert Duxbury with Cathy Rozel Farnworth -- Mixing is the way of the world : a new social label / Cathy Rozel Farnworth -- Responsibility in value chains and capability structures / J�er�ome Ballet, Jean-Luc Dubois and Fran�cois-R�egis Mahieu -- Food, environment, and the good life / David E. Cooper -- Conversion or co-option? : the implications of 'mainstreaming' for producer and consumer agency within fair trade networks / Stewart Lockie -- Towards a new agenda / Cathy Rozel Farnworth, Emyr Vaughan Thomas and Janice Jiggins.
Summary: Leading academics and practitioners consider how we trade, process and purchase the food we eat and the many challenges and opportunities that arise from these practices. They offer examples of positive ways forward in food and farming that address issues of social inclusion, environmental sustainability and the evolution of more equitable trade and market relations. Drawing upon inspiring examples of innovative food chains across the globe, Creating Food Futures shows you what is being done and what more could be attempted.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Creating food futures : trade, ethics and the environment / Cathy Rozel Farnworth, Janice Jiggins and Emyr Vaughan Thomas -- The retail-led transformation of agrifood systems / Julio A. Berdegu�e and Thomas Reardon -- Regulation, sovereignty and accountability in the food chain / Megan Waples -- Innovation in policy : the common agricultural policy and dimensions of regime change / Emyr Vaughan Thomas -- The Swedish foodshed : re-imagining our support area / Susanne Johansson -- Growing sustainable communities : understanding the social-economic footprints of organic family farms / Matthew Reed, Allan Butler and Matt Lobley -- Balancing business and empowerment in fair fruit chains : the experience of Solidaridad / Irene Guijt and Edith van Walsum -- The FoodTrust of Prince Edward Island, Canada / Woody Wilson -- Beyond profit-making : combining economic and social goals in the German organic agriculture and food sector / Martina Sch�afer -- The Cornwall Food Programme / Roy Heath and Mike Pearson -- Ethics in French wine cooperatives : part of a social movement? / Yuna Chiffoleau, Fabrice Dreyfus and Jean-Marc Touzard -- Impacts of the supermarket revolution and the policy and strategic responses / Julio A. Berdegu�e and Thomas Reardon -- Supermarkets : a force for the good? / Robert Duxbury with Cathy Rozel Farnworth -- Mixing is the way of the world : a new social label / Cathy Rozel Farnworth -- Responsibility in value chains and capability structures / J�er�ome Ballet, Jean-Luc Dubois and Fran�cois-R�egis Mahieu -- Food, environment, and the good life / David E. Cooper -- Conversion or co-option? : the implications of 'mainstreaming' for producer and consumer agency within fair trade networks / Stewart Lockie -- Towards a new agenda / Cathy Rozel Farnworth, Emyr Vaughan Thomas and Janice Jiggins.

Leading academics and practitioners consider how we trade, process and purchase the food we eat and the many challenges and opportunities that arise from these practices. They offer examples of positive ways forward in food and farming that address issues of social inclusion, environmental sustainability and the evolution of more equitable trade and market relations. Drawing upon inspiring examples of innovative food chains across the globe, Creating Food Futures shows you what is being done and what more could be attempted.

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