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Brown, Katherine, Martin Bailkey, Alison Meares-Cohen, Joe Nasr, Jac Smit, and Terri Buchanan. Urban Agriculture and Community Food Security in the United States: Farming from the City Center To the Urban Fringe. Urban Agriculture Committee of the Community Food Security Coalition, 2002.
Burnett, Kim, and Sophia Murphy. “What Place for International Trade in Food Sovereignty?” Paper presented at Food Sovereignty: A Critical Dialogue, International Conference at Yale University, September 14-15, 2013. http://www.yale.edu/agrarianstudies/foodsovereignty/pprs/2_Burnett_Murphy_2013.pdf
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Desmarais, Annette, and Hannah Whittman. “Farmers, Foodies, and First Nations: Getting to Food Sovereignty in Canada.” Paper presented at Food Sovereignty: A Critical Dialogue, International Conference at Yale University, September 14-15, 2013. http://www.yale.edu/agrarianstudies/foodsovereignty/pprs/3_Desmarais_Whittman_2013.pdf
Duram, Leslie A. Encyclopedia of Organic, Sustainable, and Local Food. Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2009.
Ferris, John, Carol Norman, and Joe Sempik. “People, Land and Sustainability: Community Gardens and the Social Dimension of Sustainable Development.” Social Policy and Administration 35 (2001): 559-568.
Discusses the social benefits of community gardening.
Henderson, Elizabeth, and Robyn Van En. Sharing the Harvest: A Citizen’s Guide to Community Supported Agriculture. White River Junction, VT: Chelsea Green Publishing, 2007.
Lyson, Thomas A. Civic Agriculture: Reconnecting Farm, Food, and Community. Lebanon, NH: Tufts University Press, 2004.
Reid, Neil, Jay Gatrell, and Paula Ross, eds. Local Food Systems in Old Industrial Regions: Concepts, Spatial Context, and Local Practices. Vermont: Ashgate Publishing Company, 2012.
A collection of essays about contemporary issues surrounding food and food movements. Chapters 5 and 9 address Philadelphia specifically.
Saldivar-Tanaka, L, and Marianne Krasny. “Culturing Community Development, Neighborhood Open Space, and Civic Agriculture: The Case of Latino Community Gardens in New York City.” Agriculture and Human Values 21 (2004): 399-412.
Twiss, Joan, Joy Dickinson, Shirley Duma, Heather Paulsen, and Liz Rilveria. “Community Gardens: Lessons Learned from California Healthy Cities and Communities.” American Journal of Public Health 93 (2003).
Outlines some benefits of community gardens based on studies in California.
Vitiello, Domenic, and Michael Nairn. Community Gardening in Philadelphia. Philadelphia: Penn Planning and Urban Studies, 2009.
Windfuhr, Michael, and Jennie Jonsén. Food Sovereignty: Towards Democracy in Localized Food Systems. ITDG Pub, 2005.