Food access in remote rural places: consumer accounts of food shopping

David Marshall, John Dawson, Laura Nisbet
2017 Regional studies  
In remote rural and island communities access to food involves adaption of living style and travel outside the local area as a normal and integral part of food shopping. Despite the poor retail assortment consumers have a strong allegiance to local food stores centred on a desire to maintain a local retail presence and support the community. Deeper understanding of consumer access to food and adaptions to constrained access has implications for food policy for these remote areas and public
more » ... eas and public policy on remote regions more generally. Results are reported for remote island communities in Scotland.
doi:10.1080/00343404.2016.1275539 fatcat:xn2sf67sobewfpzxnttytfywxa