References, to go further on CITY food policies



(1) Nicolas Krausz, Isabelle Lacourt, Maurizio Mariani, (2013), La ville qui mange. Ed ECLM, Paris, p. 285,

(2) Ecosystems and Human Well-being: a framework for Assessment, (2003), chapter 2 Ecosystems and Their Services.

(3) Living Labs, (2012), “Technology Innovation Management Review”. timreview. ca/issue/2012/september.

(4) Cayla Albrecht, Rylea Johnson, Steffi Hamann, Lauren Sneyd, Lisa Ohberg Lisa and Michael CoDye, (2013), Toward alternative food systems development: Exploring limitations and research opportunities, “Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development”, 3 (4), 151-159.

(5) Hans-Georg Bohle, (1994), Metropolitan Food Systems in developing countries: the perspective of “Urban Metabolism”, “Geojournal” 34.3, pp. 245-251.

(6) Rural Roadmap: The Path Forward for Ontario, (2014), from Ministry of Rural Affairs, April 2014

(7) Rod MacRae, Joe Nasr, James Kuhns, Lauren Baker, Russ Christianson, Martin Danyluk, Abra Snider, Eric Gallant, Penny Kaill-Vinish, Marc Michalak, Janet Oswald, Sima Patel, and Gerda Wekerle, (2012), Could Toronto Provide 10% of its fresh vegetable requirements from within its own boundaries? Part II, Policy Supports and Program Design, “Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems and Community Development”, Feb. 2012, pp. 147-169.

(8) Joy Carey, (2011), Who feeds Bristol? Towards a resilient food plan. pdf

(9) Christina Maslen, Angela Raffle, Steve Marriott, Nick Smith, (2013), Food poverty - What Does the Evidence Tell Us?, “Food and planning developmental review”, Bristol City Council. Poverty-Report-July-2013-for-publication.pdf

(10) Food and planning developmental review. A report based on interviews with Bristol City Council staff about their work on food, May 2014. Planning- Review-BCC-040614.pdf

(11) Sabrina Baronberg, Lillian Dunn, Cathy Nonas, Rachel Dannefer, Rachel Sacks, (2013), The Impact of New York City’s Health Bucks Program on Electronic Benefit Transfer Spending at Farmers Markets, 2006–2009, “Preventing Chronic Diseases”, 2013; 10:130113. External Web Site Icon

(12) Ester Fuchs, Sarah M. Holloway, Kimberley Bayer, Alexandra Feathers, (2014), Innovative Partnership for Public Health: An Evaluation of the New York City Green Cart Initiative to Expand Access to Healthy Produce in Low-Income Neighborhoods, p. 9, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs Case Study Series in Global Public Policy: 2014, Volume 2, Case 2. Columbia SIPA School of International and Public Affair.

(13) Declining childhood obesity rates – where are we seeing the most progress?, (2012), “Health Policy Snapshot Childhood Obesity”, Issue Brief; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

(14) Reversing the Epidemic: The New York City Obesity Task Force Plan to Prevent and Control Obesity, May 31, 2012.

(15) The Public Plate Report in New York City. A Guide to Institutional Meals. New York City Food Policy Center at Hunter College, 2014.

(16) Bent Egberg Mikkelsen, (2008), Public food systems strategies to protect environment, soil and groundwater – the case of organic food in Copenhagen, Summary of paper to the “Agua y Alimento Sostenible”, Seminar 4th of July 2008, Expo zaragoza 2008.

(17) Bent Egberg Mikkelsen&T.D. Olsen, (2009), Organic foods in Danish municipal school food systems – a multi stakeholder analysis of available evidence on constraints and perspectives, Aalborg University

(18) Le livre blanc de la biodiversité à Paris – Première étape de la construction du plan d’action pour préserver et développer la biodiversité à Paris (2010), p. 80,

(19) Sabine Bognon, Sabine Barles, (2012), Nourrir les villes du 21ème siècle: De nouvelles proximités alimentaires, Programme PIREN-Seine, rapport d’activité 2011, Paris, UMR CNRS 7619 Sisyphe,

(20) Armando Montanari, Barbara Staniscia, (2010), Rome: a difficult path between tourist pressure and sustainable development, Rivista di Scienze del Turismo – 2/2010, pp. 301- 316,

(21) Emanuele Blasi, Aurora Cavallo, Paolo Gramiccia, Davide Marino, Romina Polverini, (2013), Sistema Agricolo Roma. Panorama sull’agricoltura nella campagna Romana, Agra Editrice, Roma 2013.

(22) Alessandra Olivi, (2012), Oltre il parco e l’orto urbano. Spazio pubblico in movimento e nuovi immaginari urbani, “Sociologia Urbana e Rurale”, n. 98. Franco Angeli.

(23) Brunella Pinto, Andrea Pasqualotto, Les Levidow, (2010), Community Supported Urban Agriculture, The Orti Soldali project in Rome, “Urban Agriculture magazine”, (24);

(24) Klus G. Grunert, (2005), Food quality and safety: consumers’ perception and demand, “European Review of Agricultural Economics”, v. 32, Issue 3, pp. 369-391.

(25) Kevin Morgan, Roberta Sonnino, (2008), The School food devolution. Public Food and the challenge of Sustainable Development, Earthscan, London, p. 76.

(26) Roberta Sonnino, (2009), Quality food, public procurement and sustainable development: the school meal revolution in Rome, “Environmental and Planning”, A 41 (2), pp. 425-440.

(27) Observatoire de l’ agriculture périurbaine du Pays de Rennes, (2001), (1), AUDIAR (,

(28) Vincent Arcusa, Claire Besson, Cyril Bigot, Valentine Bossu, Uwe Grewer, Maylis Joanicot, Marion Mazodier, Emmanuel Mensah, Julia Mwanza, Julia Schindler, Matthieu Pernis, Cyrielle Rault, Adriana Santos, Samy Tumwesigye, Agathe Vassy, Matheus zanella, (2010-2011), Rennes Métropole, Ville vivrière Ingeneer thesis,

(29) Rural-Urban Partnerships: An integrated Approach to Economic Development, (2013), OECD Publishing, Chapter 11, Germany:Nuremberg Metropolitan Region.

(30) Ralph Philip, (2011), Reducing water demand and establishing a water saving culture in the city of Zaragoza, SWITCH Training Kit, CASE STUDY, zaragoza, Spain, dies/zaragoza_Case_study_preview.pdf

(31) Magali Verdonck, Michèle Taysmans, Gauthier Chapelle, Gaëtan Dartevelle, Caroline zaoui, (2012, revised in 2014), Système d’alimentation durable. Potentiel d’emplois en Région de Bruxelles-Capitale, Rapport final de la recherche réalisée pour le compte de l’Institut Bruxellois pour le Gestion de l’Environnement Professeur Magali Verdonck et Index Michèle Taymans du Centre d’études régionales bruxelloises - Facultés Universitaires Saint-Louis, Gauthier Chapelle, Gaëtan Dartevelle et Caroline zaoui de Greenloop.

(32) Le métabolisme agricole de l’agglomération franco-valdo-genevoise, (2010), Direction générale de l’agriculture. ComponentId=kmelia187&SourceFile=1286871454564.pdf&MimeType=application/ pdf&Directory=Attachment/Images/

(33) Astrid Winkler, (2007), Torino city report. CASE reports, CASE report 41, Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics and Political Science, London.

(34) Greg Clark, (2009), Recession, Recovery and Reinvestment: the Role of Local Economic Leadership, OECD LEED.

(35) Egidio Dansero, Matteo G. Puttilli, (2013), La realtà degli alternative food networks (AFN) in Piemonte. Riflessioni teoriche ed evidenze empiriche, Praticare la territorialità. Riflessioni sulle politiche per la green economy, l’agroindustria e la cultura in Piemonte, Bibiloteca testi e studi, Geografia, Eu-Polis/4, Roma, Carocci, pp. 77-108.

(36) Luca Bossi, Maria Chiara Giorda, Elena Messina, (2014), A table avec les religions, Benvenuti

in Italia, Turin,

(37) Eleonora Morganti, (2011), Urban food planning and transport sustainability: A case study in Parma, Italy, “European Association of Agricultural Economists - EAAE” PhD Workshop, Apr. 2011, Nitra, Slovakia, p.15.

(38) Melina Antuofermo and Emilio Di Meglio, (2012), 23% of EU citizens were at risk of poverty or social exclusion in 2010, eurostat; Statistics on focus, statistics-in-focus


To go further (cities’ cases histories)



New York City:



  • Many initiatives are available on the website :

  • simulator for carbon emissions calculation of menus.

  • Synthèse Plan de développement de l’alimentation biologique dans les restaurants collectifs municipaux et départementaux, Ville de Paris, Février 2010

  • Synthèse Direction de la Propreté et de l’Eau, Mairie de Paris, février 2012. Programme local de prévention des déchets de Paris

  • Synthèse « Politique de l’offre alimentaire en Île-de-France » Diagnostic 2012, publication en mars 2013 -

  • Le Paris d’une alimentation durable dans la restauration collective, Edition 2012

  • Presentation of “La ferme de Paris”, dedicated to sustainable food production:

  • Vers une restauration collective durable en Europe : le cas de Paris.








A glance on some projects and networks working around the thematics of city food policies: