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Making Place for Local Food: Reflections on Institutional Procurement and the Alberta Flavour Learning Lab
Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development
Part case study, part reflective essay, this paper examines questions of place and scale in relationship to local food initiatives and, in particular, institutional procurement. A recent emphasis on "place-based" rather than "local" food systems presents an opportunity to ask, What would local food look like here? The Canadian province of Alberta is a unique place defined by a set of geographical, historical, and cultural relationships and connections around food. Through the case of thedoi:10.5304/jafscd.2019.091.042 fatcat:ekmuf6c7yrefrhu5menghbmzoe