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Feeding the Hungry: Gardening for God’s Children

Mallory McDuff

in Natural Saints: How People of Faith are Working to Save God's Earth

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195379570
eISBN:
9780199869084
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379570.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter addresses the question of how people of faith have transformed the ministry of feeding by a focus on the environment. The stories in this chapter include two faith communities in ... More


Is It Local … or Authentic and Exotic? Ethnic Food Carts and Gastropolitan Habitus on Portland’s Eastside

Nathan McClintock, Alex Novie, and Matthew Gebhardt

in Food Trucks, Cultural Identity, and Social Justice: From Loncheras to Lobsta Love

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262036573
eISBN:
9780262341554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036573.003.0015
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural History

In this chapter, examine the location of ethnic food cart owners within Portland, Oregon’s food cart scene, and within the broader paradigms of local food and sustainability for which the city is ... More


The Forum

F. Bailey Norwood and Tamara L. Mix

in Meet the Food Radicals

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190620431
eISBN:
9780190941383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190620431.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, American Politics

Food is political. Movements challenging issues of food access and security are occurring all over the world. Led by creative thinkers and targets of racism and discrimination themselves, members of ... More


Cracks in the System

Andrew Deener

in The Problem with Feeding Cities: The Social Transformation of Infrastructure, Abundance, and Inequality in America

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780226702919
eISBN:
9780226703107
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226702919.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Social Stratification, Inequality, and Mobility

The mass merchandising system promotes extreme uniformity of products, even among fragile and decomposing objects. However, not all fruits and vegetables make it into the standard merchandising ... More


Strategic Innovation: The Three Trajectories of the Organic Movement

Brian K. Obach

in Organic Struggle: The Movement for Sustainable Agriculture in the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029094
eISBN:
9780262328302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029094.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Although proponents of sustainable agriculture marched under the organic banner for over half a century, changes facilitated by the NOP led some to abandon both the term and key elements of organic ... More


Making Sense of “Local Food,” Urban Revitalization, and Gentrification in Oklahoma City

Eric Sarmiento

in A Recipe for Gentrification: Food, Power, and Resistance in the City

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479834433
eISBN:
9781479809042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479834433.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter examines the linkages between urban revitalization in Oklahoma City and Oklahoma’s statewide local food movement, focusing on three phases: a period of emergence, led by the Oklahoma ... More


The Fork

F. Bailey Norwood and Tamara L. Mix

in Meet the Food Radicals

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190620431
eISBN:
9780190941383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190620431.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Environmental Politics, American Politics

The quest for food access and an ethical diet often requires lifestyle adjustment. To reach this goal, people are willing to pay higher food prices to ensure better treatment of livestock, are ... More


The Year of Eating Politically

Chad Lavin

in Eating Anxiety: The Perils of Food Politics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680917
eISBN:
9781452948188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680917.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Chapter 5 examines the discourse of local foods and argues that the popularity of this mode of food politics owes to its ability to reclaim a traditional ideal of lived space and offer a promise of ... More


Sustainable local food systems and environmental sustainability

Sandra Streed

in University engagement and environmental sustainability

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719091629
eISBN:
9781781707746
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091629.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter discusses the role of local food systems in environmental sustainability. Distinctions between local, sustainable, regional and global food systems are provided. Social, economic and ... More


From the Holy Trinity to Microgreens: Gentrification Redefining Local Foodways in Post-Katrina New Orleans

Pamela Arnette Broom and Yuki Kato

in A Recipe for Gentrification: Food, Power, and Resistance in the City

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479834433
eISBN:
9781479809042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479834433.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter focuses on gentrification of the foodways in post-Katrina New Orleans, particularly how the emerging narrative of urban agriculture presented the practice as a new idea, despite the ... More


Food Sluts and the Marketing of Singaporean Cuisine

Nicole Tarulevicz

in Eating Her Curries and Kway: A Cultural History of Food in Singapore

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038099
eISBN:
9780252095368
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038099.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter analyzes print and film tourism advertisements for Singapore. Unlike its neighbors, Singapore, by way of its English-language public sphere, is the “knowable Asia.” As a “Westernized” ... More


Eating Anxiety: The Perils of Food Politics

Chad Lavin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816680917
eISBN:
9781452948188
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816680917.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

The book looks at canonical books in political theory and contemporary interventions in food politics to examine how the experience of eating structures our ability to conceptualize politics. The ... More


Local Government: Economic Saviour or Gravedigger?

Andy Smith

in The Politics of Economic Activity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198788157
eISBN:
9780191830136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198788157.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

Chapter 6 examines how politics as values plays out at the local scale. Drawing upon a case study of how public support for local food markets is affecting farming near Bordeaux, the chapter first ... More


Food Controversies: The Healthy Pulse of a Democracy?

F. Bailey Norwood

in Food and Public Health: A Practical Introduction

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780190626686
eISBN:
9780190626716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190626686.003.0009
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

As knowledge of agriculture, food, and nutrition grows by leaps and bounds, so do agricultural controversies. While the developing world fights over access to food, the United States and western ... More


Eating Locally and Sustainably: Contemporary Kentucky Cookbooks

John van Willigen

in Kentucky's Cookbook Heritage: Two Hundred Years of Southern Cuisine and Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813146898
eISBN:
9780813151458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813146898.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

The dominant themes in contemporary Kentucky cookbooks are the local sourcing of ingredients and the related idea of a sustainable food system. Some cookbook authors clearly advocate the seasonality ... More


Food for all? Critically evaluating the role of the Incredible Edible movement in the UK

Michael Hardman, Mags Adams, Melissa Barker, and Luke Beesley

in Urban gardening and the struggle for social and spatial justice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526126092
eISBN:
9781526144706
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526126092.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

With the concept of Urban Agriculture (UA) growing in popularity, more cities and towns are exploring opportunities to enable the practice and transform neglected spaces into havens for produce. This ... More


Starvation in Paradise: Food and Subsistence at La Isabela

Kathleen Deagan and José María Cruxent

in Archaeology at La Isabela: America's First European Town

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090413
eISBN:
9780300133912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090413.003.0007
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter describes the different aspects of food and subsistence at La Isabela. The eyewitnesses at La Isabela were lavish in their praise of the local foods they found in Hispaniola, and equally ... More


Making the Land Connection: Local Food Farms and Sustainability of Place

Jennifer Meta Robinson

in The Greening of Everyday Life: Challenging Practices, Imagining Possibilities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780198758662
eISBN:
9780191818585
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198758662.003.0013
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Locally oriented farmers, as a group, present an especially productive example of the social nature of place that points to opportunities and challenges in our collective responsibility for ... More


Thinking Like an Island: Navigating a Sustainable Future in Hawaii

Jennifer Chirico and Gregory S. Farley (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847616
eISBN:
9780824868208
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847616.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Hawaiʻi is a rare and special place, in which beauty and isolation combine to form a vision of paradise. That isolation, though, comes at a price: resources in modern-day Hawaiʻi are strained and ... More


Place, Taste, and the Promise of Terroir

Heather Paxson

in The Life of Cheese: Crafting Food and Value in America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780520270176
eISBN:
9780520954021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270176.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

“Taste, Place, and the Promise of Terroir” revisits the theme of value creation by investigating American experiments in translating for American cheese the French notion of terroir, which links the ... More


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