Local French Food Initiatives in Practice: The Emergence of a Social Movement

Angela Giovanangeli


This article analyses the development of local food systems from a social movement perspective. It examines the case study of a farm market located in France and considers whether and how local initiatives in food distribution can be viewed as a social movement, using social theory as the conceptual framework.


local food; social movements; farm markets; hypermarkets; mass-distribution of food

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