Available Open Access under CC-BY-NC licence. This book explores the history and current practice of food sharing. Illustrated by rich case studies from around the world, the book uses new empirical data to set an agenda for research and action. The book will be an important resource for researchers, policy makers and sharing innovators to explore the impacts and sustainability potential of such sharing for cities.
Anna R Davies, Professor and Chair of Geography, Environment and Society, Trinity College Dublin
Introduction: Food sharing: History, theory, and approaches;
21st Century urban food sharing: spaces, skills and stuff;
Networks: Ecosystems of urban food sharing;
Tools: Socio-technologies of urban food sharing;
Conclusion: Food sharing futures.
"A promising and original contribution to studies on the socio-technical processes that underpin urban food system transitions to sustainability….innovative and timely." Rositsa T. Ilieva, Urban Food Policy Institute, City University of New York
"This smart book helps us to recognize how destructive the commodification of food has been and the social isolation it has fostered given that all human life requires food to survive." Nik Heynen, University of Georgia