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Focus Area 3
FOOD: Food Systems, Food Environment, Health, & Equity

This research stream focuses on (urban) food systems and (urban) food environment, and their connection to community health and equity. In particular, it examines equitable spatial distribution of urban agriculture projects (e.g., community gardens, market farms) and the impact of land use policies and regulatory practices on urban agriculture.

Relevant Projects:

  • Regulatory Practices of Urban Agriculture in the USA: A Survey of Land Use Policies and Zoning Ordinances

  • Assessing the Spatial Connection between Urban Agriculture and Equity

Relevant Articles:

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