Free full text: Validating the City Region Food System Approach

'Validating the City Region Food System Approach: Enacting Inclusive, Transformational City Region Food Systems' is published in Sustainability 2018, as part of the Special Issue Assessing the Sustainability of Urban Agriculture. This article offers a critical assessment of the evolving City Region Food Systems (CRFS) approach. Download the article.

It reflects on:

  1. CRFS merits compared to other approaches;
  2. The operational potential of applying the CRFS approach to existing projects through case analysis;
  3. How to make the CRFS approach more robust and ways to further operationalize the approach; and
  4. The potential for the CRFS approach to address complex challenges including integrated governance, territorial development, metabolic flows, and climate change.