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The Case for Agricultural Urbanism and Municipal Supported Agriculture

Agricultural Urbanism and Municipal Supported Agriculture: A New Food System Path for Sustainable Cities

By Kent Mullinix, Deborah Henderson, Mark Holland,
Janine de la Salle, Edward Porter and Patricia Fleming
White Paper Submitted for the Surrey Regional Econommic Summit 8/30/2008 (12 pages)

Agricultural Urbanism espouses the full integration of agriculture and the food system within the planning, design, development and function of our communities. It is an agri-food system intended to connect urbanites, in real and meaningful ways, to their environment and a human enterprise undeniably crucial to their well- being. It is also a way of reducing vulnerability and dependence on an ecologically unsound and increasingly vulnerable global agri-food system.

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January 22, 2009   1 Comment