Giovanni Giorgio Bazzocchi

Bologna. Food and City: An Eco-Systematic Approach

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Keywords: Proximity Agriculture, Territory

Some of the proximity agricultural experiences in Bologna demolishes the concept, typical of the twenty-century industrial agriculture, that considered the food as any agro-industrial product, and introduces the role of citizen consumer involved and co-responsible in the local food supply chain. The food, along with its production, is considered as a common good and inalienable right. The growing interest towards city/territory food systems, in an international research context, brings the develop of many initiatives that make social and scientific/technological innovation a challenge to meet. The systemic concept of urban agroecology introduces an innovative part in the regenerative management of a urban territory under high ecological, structural and environmental crisis.

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