A Primer on Community Food Systems: Linking Food, Nutrition and Agriculture


Food Systems

This short briefing paper from Cornell University defines community food systems; identifies four characteristics of local food systems versus the global food system  (food security, proximity, self-reliance, and sustainability); describes goals and elements of community food systems; and lists individual actions required to create a community food system.

Taxonomy Master Topics: Food Systems Policy
Topic: Food Systems
Format: Knowledgebase Resource
Knowledgebase Resource Categories: Briefing Paper