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  • n. Plural form of foodshed.

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Examples

  • If we are going to strengthen and promote a network of regional foodsheds, not to the absolute exclusion of broader trade but with a core value of ensuring stable farm communities in proximity to our cities, we need to rethink how we define a dependable food supply.

    Elizabeth McVay Greene: What the Farm Gives: A Morning at the Wholesale Farmers' Market

  • If we are going to promote a network of regional foodsheds with a core value of ensuring stable farm communities in proximity to our cities, we need to rethink how we define a dependable food supply.

    Elizabeth McVay Greene: What the Farm Gives: A Morning at the Wholesale Farmers' Market

  • Of course, CSAs are just one piece in a patchwork of solutions to reknit regional foodsheds, but more importantly they exemplify the value of community that undergirds a climate-friendly food system.

    Anna Lappe: 3 Pillars of a Food Revolution

  • With small farmers springing up virtually everywhere and agricultural education now what it is, even northern, cold-climate foodsheds are able to produce remarkable organic vegetables for their communities, twelve months a year.

    Elissa Altman: The Perfect Food World and Its Missing Ingredient

  • Design goals include a far greater localization of our basic needs, from local distributed energy to more localized foodsheds and bioregional watershed management.

    Kenny Ausubel: Value Change For Survival: 2020 or Bust

  • With forums featuring the good food movement's marquee names, including Wendell Berry, Vandana Shiva, Michael Pollan, Marion Nestle and Eric Schlosser, this Alice Waters-sponsored shindig could be the watershed event that puts America's foodsheds on the map.

    Kerry Trueman: Slow Food Nation: Taking America Out To The Foodshed

  • It also takes, by way of answering the question of what form of agriculture would be most appropriate within these foodsheds, Tudge's (2003: 357) model for a localised, what he called 'Enlightened', agriculture:

    Transition Culture

  • At the time of writing, much of the literature about foodsheds is conceptual, little has been written that explores the actual practicalities and potential obstacles of such a degree of intentional relocalisation.

    Transition Culture

  • Starr et al. (2003: 303) believed that "foodsheds embed the system in a moral economy attached to a particular community and place, just as watersheds reattach water systems to a natural ecology".

    Transition Culture

  • For Feagan (2007: 34), local food systems "must bear in mind with respect to spatially bound concepts like foodsheds, that the types of food grown, how it is grown, where it is grown, by whom and according to what sorts of cultural, social and economic needs are tied, in complex and somewhat indiscernible ways, to sociocultural factors at the macro economic and political levels", which in turn links back to DuPuis &

    Transition Culture

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