Stikkord: andelslandbruk

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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Community supported agriculture in urban settings: A way for better understanding and implementation of sustainability – a Norwegian experience

| Type artikkel: Rapport

Kategori: Distribusjon og salg, Samfunnsutvikling, Urbant landbruk

Norway covers an abundant wilderness, only 3 % of the land are cultivated. Population is scarce many places of the country, but like trends elsewhere, there are a concentration towards more urban settings.. Urban citizens take action for future sustainable development through producing some of their own food. Politics protect land resources for agriculture, but agricultural areas are still decreasing. The official goal of 15 % production and market shares of organic products in 2020 can stimulate urban farming. Literature states how people carries out top goals for sustainability in a humble practical approach. The eagerness to grow food is underlined by the growth of community supported agriculture (CSA) from a single one in 2006 to more than 50 in 2016.

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Andelslandbruk – økologisk spydspiss

Rapporten ser på praksis og erfaringer fra andelsgårder i USA og England, og på hva som kjennetegner norske andelsgårder og andelshavere. Det er gjennomført case-studier av fem norske andelsgårder og spørreundersøkelse til andelshavere ved syv norske gårder. Erfaringer og praksis fra andelslandbruk vurderes i forhold til om modellen kan bidra i retning av å nå politiske målsettinger innen landbruk, økologisk mat og kosthold.

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