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Finding a balance: Placing Farmers' Markets in the context of sustainability in modern society

Nilsson, Helen LU (2009)
Abstract
This thesis focuses on local food systems in Sweden, using examples from

the Farmers’ Markets that are a growing phenomena in Sweden, as well as in

many other developed countries across Europe and the Americas and many

other developed countries. Farmers’ Markets are about consumers and

producers reconnecting and re-establishing the relationships of trust and

transparency that are lacking in today’s modern industrial food production

and distribution chains through consumers meeting producers and

interacting with them directly.

This thesis explores the socio-economic aspects of Farmers’ Markets and

the reasons producers are willing to engage. It asks if a... (More)
This thesis focuses on local food systems in Sweden, using examples from

the Farmers’ Markets that are a growing phenomena in Sweden, as well as in

many other developed countries across Europe and the Americas and many

other developed countries. Farmers’ Markets are about consumers and

producers reconnecting and re-establishing the relationships of trust and

transparency that are lacking in today’s modern industrial food production

and distribution chains through consumers meeting producers and

interacting with them directly.

This thesis explores the socio-economic aspects of Farmers’ Markets and

the reasons producers are willing to engage. It asks if a balance can be

found between the local system and the global system in our modern fast

track lives. (Less)
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  abstract     = {This thesis focuses on local food systems in Sweden, using examples from<br/><br>
the Farmers’ Markets that are a growing phenomena in Sweden, as well as in<br/><br>
many other developed countries across Europe and the Americas and many<br/><br>
other developed countries. Farmers’ Markets are about consumers and<br/><br>
producers reconnecting and re-establishing the relationships of trust and<br/><br>
transparency that are lacking in today’s modern industrial food production<br/><br>
and distribution chains through consumers meeting producers and<br/><br>
interacting with them directly.<br/><br>
This thesis explores the socio-economic aspects of Farmers’ Markets and<br/><br>
the reasons producers are willing to engage. It asks if a balance can be<br/><br>
found between the local system and the global system in our modern fast<br/><br>
track lives.},
  author       = {Nilsson, Helen},
  isbn         = {9789188902511},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Licentiate Thesis},
  publisher    = {IIIEE, Lund University},
  title        = {Finding a balance: Placing Farmers' Markets in the context of sustainability in modern society},
  year         = {2009},
}