DOCUMENTING TRANSITIONS TOWARDS THE URBAN FOOD SYSTEM OF THE FUTURE
Businesses are bettering food systems in areas of urban farming, efficient supply chain management and circular economy of food. And with increasing awareness and preference for local food, civic movements like community supported agriculture and food policy councils are growing in strength.
Young ventures are experimenting with novel methods of growing food in and around urban areas using methods like vertical farming, aquaponics and hydroponics
Well-established businesses, new start-ups and policymakers are experimenting with efficient ways of taking food from farm to table, and reducing and re-using food waste
Democratization of Food
Initiatives like city food policy councils and community supported agriculture in the civil sector are popping up as awareness and preference for local food increases
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