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Urban Regions and Localized Food Systems: 21st-Century Innovations
Urban regions and localized food systems: 21st-century innovations

Where was the food produced that you consumed today? If you purchased it at a grocery store or fast-food restaurant, chances are that it came from a variety of distant places and went through a variety of processes before arriving at the grocery store shelf or fast-food restaurant. In America today, a trip to the grocery store is like a trip around the world with fresh produce from Central America; olive oil from the Mediterranean; coffee from Costa Rica, Bolivia, or Africa; fish caught in waters near Thailand and China; and fresh and processed food from the United States and many other places. Over the last century, a combination of ...

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