250,000 Families! Reconnecting urban and rural people for healthier, more sustainable living

Stephen Sherwood and Caeley Kane

In: Urban Agriculture Magazine no 29 - City Region Food Systems, p.68-69 (2015)

Much energy has been invested in informing political leaders about the problems of industrial food and the benefits of agro-ecology. Following three decades of focusing primarily on good farming, Ecuador’s Colectivo Agroecológico now believes that people, as “consumer-citizens”, can and must take responsibility for a better future. Such a grassroots counter-response to “modern food” may play a key role in the transformation towards a sustainable and just city-region food system in Ecuador.

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