By Ayşe Nur Akdal. Today, one can find it bizarre to come across a rural element in cities. However, historically, there was not a clear distinction between urban and rural. Agricultural and urban space existed together. Due to a lack of sufficient preservation and transportation technologies, easily perishable foods, such as dairy products and vegetables, were produced in urban areas. Istanbul was a good example with widespread and plentiful market gardens (2017; 11-18).
Workshop Report: “Envisioning the Future of Food Across North-South Divides: Transregional Food Networks and Movements”
By Michaela Böhme and Felicitas Sommer How should food production and consumption be organized? Powerful corporations promoting agro-industrialist approaches to food and food security hold not only substantial power...