cities investing in periurban food production
Date: 2013-03-25 15:08:09 User: Pete ritchie
I'm involved in various initiatives to create short supply chains between farmers/growers and the city, including a share issue (like the community farm in Bristol) to put our farm into community ownership. (see

I'm also involved in a 'food strategy development project' with city of Edinburgh and we're looking for examples of proactive approaches to repurposing land in the periurban areas for short food supply chains. What sorts of investments have city authorities made in other countries?
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