Local Food: How to Make it Happen in Your Community

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Transition, 2009 - Community development - 216 pages
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"Local Food" is an inspirational and practical guide for creating local food initiatives - showing how we can restore and establish community networks to generate healthy, locally produced food. Many people already buy their vegetables as locally as possible, eat organic and seasonal food when they can, and may even be getting to grips with managing an allotment. But" Local Food "shows you how to get together with the people on your street or in your village, town or city. It explores a huge range of initiatives for rebuilding a diverse, resilient local food network - including community gardens, farmers' markets, Community Supported Agriculture schemes and projects in schools - and includes all the information you will need to get ideas off the ground.

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User Review  - TransitionTownPete - LibraryThing

Many people already buy their vegetables as locally as possible, eat organic and seasonal food where they can, and are perhaps even coming to grips with managing an allotment. However, with current ... Read full review

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User Review  - WJ Gunning - Goodreads

This is a timely and pertinent book in today's food conscious world. The reader is offered inspiring and practical ways to create change in our food system starting with neighbors and the local ... Read full review

About the author (2009)

Tamzin Pinkerton has an academic background in Social Anthropology and Human Rights. Tamzin has been involved in various Transition Town Totnes projects, including coordinating the schools project Transition Tales, working with a local secondary school, and helping organize Transition Town Totnes. She now lives in Weybridge, Surrey with her daughter. Rob Hopkins, the co-founder of the Transition Network and founder of Transition Town Totnes, has been a teacher of permaculture and natural building for many years. He now lives in Totnes in Devon, the first Transition Town in the UK, from where he coordinates the Transition Network.

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