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Looking to the Future of Urban and Sustainable Agriculture: Cuba and Worldwide

Sinan Koont

in Sustainable Urban Agriculture in Cuba

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037578
eISBN:
9780813042114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037578.003.0010
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Despite some concern about the persistence of a wish to return to industrial agriculture among some producers, leaders of the urban agriculture movement in Cuba believe urban agriculture and ... More


Introduction

Sinan Koont

in Sustainable Urban Agriculture in Cuba

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037578
eISBN:
9780813042114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037578.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter starts with a brief discussion of the reasons for the turn to urban agriculture, as well as the enabling historical roots of this turn in human-resource formation and social ... More


The Nature and Organization of Cuban Urban Agriculture

Sinan Koont

in Sustainable Urban Agriculture in Cuba

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037578
eISBN:
9780813042114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037578.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

The National Group for Urban Agriculture (GNAU) in the Ministry of Agriculture has been designated as the lead institution in the urban agriculture effort in Cuba. Their (and other Cuban experts') ... More


Case Studies of Urban Agriculture

Sinan Koont

in Sustainable Urban Agriculture in Cuba

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037578
eISBN:
9780813042114
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037578.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter starts with a review of various perspectives on urban agriculture in Cuba as communicated to the author during many interviews. It continues with reports on urban-agriculture site visits ... More


Sustainable Urban Agriculture in Cuba

Sinan Koont

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037578
eISBN:
9780813042114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037578.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This book examines one of the first and most successful large-scale, organic, and agroecological urban agriculture efforts currently being attempted in the world, namely, in Cuba. This trailblazing ... More


Growing in the City: From Community Gardening to Urban Agriculture

Lindsay K. Campbell

in City of Forests, City of Farms: Sustainability Planning for New York City's Nature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501707506
eISBN:
9781501714795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707506.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter five traces the network of actors and storylines involved in creating, advocating for (or resisting), and maintaining urban agriculture in New York City. First, it describes a brief history ... More


City of Farms: Cultivating Urban Agriculture through Food Policy Visions and Plans

Lindsay K. Campbell

in City of Forests, City of Farms: Sustainability Planning for New York City's Nature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501707506
eISBN:
9781501714795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707506.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

Chapter six reveals the ways in which civic and public actors working outside the boundaries of PlaNYC iteratively embedded urban agriculture and food policy into municipal planning efforts. A ... More


The Urban Agriculture Fix: Navigating Development and Displacement in Denver

Joshua Sbicca

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/9781479834433.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

When urban agriculture becomes a sustainability initiative with institutional backing, it can drive green gentrification even when its advocates are well intentioned and concerned about the possible ... More


City of Forests, City of Farms: Sustainability Planning for New York City's Nature

Lindsay K. Campbell

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501707506
eISBN:
9781501714795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707506.001.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book begins with the question of why PlaNYC2030—New York City’s municipal, long-term sustainability plan, launched during the Mayor Michael Bloomberg administration—had a robust urban forestry ... More


Urban Agriculture

Illène Pevec, Soul Shava, John Nzira, and Michael Barnett

Alex Russ and Marianne E. Krasny (eds)

in Urban Environmental Education Review

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781501705823
eISBN:
9781501712791
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501705823.003.0026
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter considers school gardens in North America and urban agriculture in South Africa as sites for urban environmental education. Urban agriculture encompasses rooftop and community gardens, ... 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


Urban Agriculture and Food Security in the Middle Eastern Context: A Case Study from Lebanon and Jordan

Salwa Tohmé Tawk, Mounir Abi Said, and Shadi Hamadeh

in Food Security in the Middle East

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199361786
eISBN:
9780190235697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199361786.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Due to its heavy reliance on food imports, the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) is considered to be one of the most food insecure regions in the world. Urban Agriculture (UA), a traditional ... More


Urban Agriculture, Food Justice, and Neoliberal Urbanization: Rebuilding the Institution of Property

Michelle Glowa

in New Food Activism: Opposition, Cooperation, and Collective Action

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520292130
eISBN:
9780520965652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292130.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

While urban agriculture has been immensely popular in the San Francisco region, highly competitive land markets increasingly compel landowners, both public and private, to put their properties to ... More


Drawing on the Past toward a Food Sovereign Future: The Detroit Black Community Food Security Network

Monica M. White

in Freedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469643694
eISBN:
9781469643717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643694.003.0081
Subject:
History, African-American History

Whereas previous chapters discussed strategies employed by those who stayed in the South, this chapter tells the stories of the descendants of those who migrated north, focusing on Detroit. While far ... More


Introduction: Development, Displacement, and Dining

Alison Hope Alkon, Yuki Kato, and Joshua Sbicca

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/9781479834433.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

From upscale restaurants to community gardens, food often reflects shifts in taste that are emblematic of gentrification. The prestige that food retail and urban agriculture can lend to a ... More


Diverse Politics, Difficult Contradictions: Gentrification and the San Francisco Urban Agriculture Alliance

Michelle Glowa and Antonio Roman-Alcalá

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/9781479834433.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

In the San Francisco Bay Area, during the last nine years advocates have made major inroads in shifting local policies and approaches to urban agriculture. At the same time, the city’s landscape has ... More


City as Ecosystem: Changing Form, Function, and Governance of Urban Socio-Nature

Lindsay K. Campbell

in City of Forests, City of Farms: Sustainability Planning for New York City's Nature

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501707506
eISBN:
9781501714795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501707506.003.0009
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This 5,000 word chapter brings together the political, discursive, and material threads to consider the “city of forests” and “city of farms” as two different assemblages. It explores these pieces of ... More


Growing Place: Toward a Counterhistory of Contemporary Placemaking

Michael H. Carriere and David Schalliol

in The City Creative: The Rise of Urban Placemaking in Contemporary America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226727226
eISBN:
9780226727363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226727363.003.0005
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter offers a case study counter-history rooted in the “Rust Belt” city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. This counter-history is meant to both complement and challenge versions of the past that ... More


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

Alison Hope Alkon, Yuki Kato, and Joshua Sbicca (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781479834433
eISBN:
9781479809042
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479834433.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

From upscale restaurants to community gardens, food often reflects shifts in taste that are emblematic of gentrification. The prestige that food retail and urban agriculture can lend to a ... More


Boston’s Emerging Food Solidarity Economy

Penn Loh and Julian Agyeman

in New Food Activism: Opposition, Cooperation, and Collective Action

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780520292130
eISBN:
9780520965652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292130.003.0011
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

An emerging food justice movement in Boston aspires to build a food economy rooted in values of justice, sustainability, and democracy. Though not centrally coordinated, this movement encompasses ... More


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