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University engagement and environmental sustainability$
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Patricia Inman and Diana L. Robinson

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780719091629

Published to Manchester Scholarship Online: January 2015

DOI: 10.7228/manchester/9780719091629.001.0001

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Sustainable local food systems and environmental sustainability

Sustainable local food systems and environmental sustainability

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University engagement and environmental sustainability

Sandra Streed

Manchester University Press

This chapter discusses the role of local food systems in environmental sustainability. Distinctions between local, sustainable, regional and global food systems are provided. Social, economic and environmental considerations are presented. The components of each are discussed within the context of Northland College in Ashland, Wisconsin. Northland has a rich history of sustainable initiatives. The roles of community, environment and engagement play are explored.

Keywords:   local food, sustainable food systems, Northland College, community

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