Short Food Chains in Rome: Context, experiences, policy implications

Stefano Grando and Livia Ortolani

In: Urban Agriculture Magazine no 29 - City Region Food Systems, p.57-59 (2015)

This articles describes the main features of and trends in Rome’s short food chains as they emerged in the exploration conducted for the SUPURBFOOD project (Grando and Ortolani, 2013). Three interesting initiatives are described that represent well the various short chain typologies: the multifunctional periurban farm “Agricoltura Nuova”, the specialised retailer “Zolle”, and “Campagna Amica”, the farmers’ markets organised by one of the main farmers’ organisations.

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