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Awareness about food issues is skyrocketing, and people are taking action for a better food system.

These articles review the strategies people and places are developing to transform their food system.

Ideas of food democracy and citizenship are explored.

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The Victoria Park Hub

The Victoria Park Hub is located at 1527 Victoria Park Avenue and is a central space where local community members can access a variety of services, from employment agencies

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Food Justice Movements: Policy, Planning, and Networks

Abstract: This article examines the emergence of food justice movements through the lens of social movement theories, which emphasize the politics of place as a resource and strategies of networked

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Composting in Toronto: Closing the Urban Food Waste Loop

Abstract: This paper will argue that decentralized, community-managed composting should be supported by provincial and municipal governments, as it is a viable accessory to centralized programs, and can be an effective method for reducing organic

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Food Citizenship and Community Food Security: Lessons from Toronto, Canada

Abstract: The Toronto Food Policy Council (TFPC) was created in 1990 as a vehicle for “food citizenship.” Its creators challenged the assumptions that hunger was mainly a problem of income

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Reflective Action in the Academy: Exploring Praxis in Critical Geography Using a “Food Movement” Case Study

Abstract: One of the key components of critical geography is praxis—defined here as the melding of theory/reflection and practice/action as part of a conscious struggle to transform the world. Put

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