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Unnoticed, yet happening: food foraging in the city

Author: Albane Gaspard
Publisher:Urban Food Futures

Who forages and why? A team of researchers across a variety of Baltimore-based organisations carried out an exhaustive survey to identify what, why, and, for the first time, how much people foraged in the city. This study puts this activity on the radar of urban planners and raises questions regarding the health and sustainability risks and benefits of foraging.

Region: Global coverage
Areas of focus: Sustainable diets and nutrition, Food supply and distribution