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Urban Agriculture: Passing Fad or New Prospects for Agriculture and Cities?

Moschitz, Heidrun and Kueffer, Christoph (2016) Urban Agriculture: Passing Fad or New Prospects for Agriculture and Cities? GAIA, 25 (2), pp. 128-130.

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While urban agriculture might be considered a passing fad, we argue that it is a vehicle to deal with many urgent topics of societal transformation towards a sustainable future. We discuss the potential of urban agriculture to change agriculture and urban life.


EPrint Type:Journal paper
Keywords:city, rural, societal transformation, urban agriculture, Department of Socio-Economic Sciences, Rural Sociology, Urban areas, Urbane Räume
Subjects: Food systems > Policy environments and social economy
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Socio-Economics > Rural sociology
Switzerland > Other organizations
Related Links:http://www.fibl.org/en/themes/food-systems-green-spaces/urban-food-green-pub.html
Deposited By: Moschitz, Heidrun
ID Code:30856
Deposited On:29 Nov 2016 10:45
Last Modified:01 Dec 2016 08:45
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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