DIGGING DEEPER: Bringing a Systems Approach to Food Systems: Midcourse Corrections?

Authors

  • Kate Clancy Food systems consultant; Johns Hopkins University; Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture; Tufts University.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5304/jafscd.2016.071.002

Keywords:

Systems Thinking, Meat Consumption, Agroecology, Perception

Abstract

First paragraph:

In the last chapter of her classic book, Thinking in Systems (2008), Donella Meadows laid out more than a dozen lessons and concepts that summa­rized what she had learned from her immersion in the systems world. In this column I want to focus on two of these systems lessons, and then describe findings from several recent publications in the sustainable food arena that illustrate why and how I think these lessons could be applied to much of what we are doing....

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Author Biography

Kate Clancy, Food systems consultant; Johns Hopkins University; Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture; Tufts University.

Food systems consultant, visiting scholar at the Center for a Livable Future, Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University, senior fellow at the Minnesota Institute for Sustainable Agriculture, and adjunct professor at the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University.
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Published

2016-11-06

How to Cite

Clancy, K. (2016). DIGGING DEEPER: Bringing a Systems Approach to Food Systems: Midcourse Corrections?. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 7(1), 7–9. https://doi.org/10.5304/jafscd.2016.071.002