Stikkord: alternative matnettverk

It’s never too late to join the revolution! – Enabling new modes of production in the contemporary Danish food system

| Type artikkel: Publisert studie

Kategori: Samfunnsutvikling, Økologisk landbruk, Økonomi

The Danish food system has undergone a transition in the past 10-20 years, in which new quality conventions have evolved. Examples include, increasing organic production and consumption, increasing interest in local food, experience, community, taste and gastronomy. This article explores the barriers and opportunities for enabling new modes of production in the food system.

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The experience of members of European CSAs

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is an alternative food system that directly connects consumers with producers. Though in theory CSA ameliorates some of the negative environmental, social, and economic impacts of conventional food systems, some research has shown that in practice it can still give rise to similar ill effects that threaten their long-term viability, e.g., financial insecurity due to insufficient knowledge about consumer attitudes.

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Alternative Food Networks – the Case of CSA in Norway

| Type artikkel: Masteravhandling

Kategori: Distribusjon og salg, Økonomi

Community-supported agriculture (CSA) is an alternative food network (AFN) connecting producers and consumers, while also providing possibilities for consumers to be directly involved with food production. This study explores AFNs, exemplified with CSA in Norway, regarding how they strive to tackle some of the negative consequences of the agro-industrial food system (such as negative externalities on the environmental and primary producers, and the distances between consumers and processes of food production).

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Norwegian Short Food Supply Chain Development

| Type artikkel: Masteravhandling

Kategori: Agroøkologi, Distribusjon og salg, Økonomi

Agro-food systems around the globe are consolidating and homogenizing. In response, they are also segmenting and diversifying. The emerging agro-food networks fit into what scholars describe as economic and rural development paradigm shifts, partly in response to many clarion calls within academia and civil society for change in agro-food system priorities.

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