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Sunday, October 5, 2014

Community Gardening Fails to address Systemic Oppression and Blames the Individual for Hunger

http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=2162&context=etd


". . . community gardening, although alternative agrifood literature often argues it provides multiple social, economic, and environmental benefits, does not automatically mean it addresses the social justice issues within the food system. Instead, by incorporating neoliberal ideas in practice, community gardens might actually increase the burden on the poor, by pushing the blame on individuals for food insecurity."
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