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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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The Way to a City’s Heart is Through its Stomach: Putting Food Security on the Urban Planning Menu

Abstract: Given the overarching importance of food in urban life, planners need to put food closer to the top of their planning menu. Since systems of food security are as

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Designing for Food and Agriculture: Recent Explorations at Ryerson University

Abstract: Recently, architecture faculty and students at Ryerson University in Toronto, and at a number of other universities, have been exploring the  role that planners, landscape designers, and architects can

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Scaling Up Urban Agriculture in Toronto: Building the Infrastructure

Abstract: This report describes the current state of urban agriculture in the city and offers suggestions for action in five areas: increasing urban growers’ access to spaces for production;putting in

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Cultivating Potential: Planning for Urban Agriculture in Toronto’s Hydro Corridors

Abstract: While a rising number of urban farmers and gardeners are looking to grow food in cities, high-voltage transmission lines carrying electricity into Toronto hang over an area of undeveloped

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