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Civic agriculture [electronic resource] : reconnecting farm, food, and community / Thomas A. Lyson.

By: Lyson, Thomas A.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Civil society: Publisher: Medford, Mass. : Lebanon, NH : Tufts University Press ; University Press of New England, 2004Description: 1 online resource (xv, 136 p.).ISBN: 9781611683035 (electronic bk.); 1611683033 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- United States | Agriculture -- Social aspects -- United States | Agriculture, Cooperative -- United States | Community development -- United States | Agriculture -- Aspect �economique -- �Etats-Unis | Agriculture -- Aspect social -- �Etats-Unis | Coop�eratives agricoles -- �Etats-Unis | D�eveloppement communautaire -- �Etats-Unis | Gemeinwesen | Landwirtschaft | L�andliche Entwicklung | USA | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Agribusiness | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / Sustainable AgricultureGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Civic agriculture.DDC classification: 338.1/0973 Other classification: GEO 283f | LAN 006f | LAN 008f | LAN 015f Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: Community agriculture and local food systems -- From subsistence to production: How American agriculture was made modern -- Going global: The industrialization and consolication of agriculture and food production in the United States -- The global supply chain -- Towarda civic agriculture -- Civic agriculture and community agriculture development -- From commodity agriculture to civic agriculture.
Summary: A engaging analysis of food production in the United States emphasizing that sustainable agricultural development is important to community health.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 121-131) and index.

Introduction: Community agriculture and local food systems -- From subsistence to production: How American agriculture was made modern -- Going global: The industrialization and consolication of agriculture and food production in the United States -- The global supply chain -- Towarda civic agriculture -- Civic agriculture and community agriculture development -- From commodity agriculture to civic agriculture.

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A engaging analysis of food production in the United States emphasizing that sustainable agricultural development is important to community health.

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