Case Studies

The case studies demonstrate a new model of food production, acquisition, and consumption led by citizens through bottom-up innovations and (local) government engagements.

California's Urban Shared Agricultural Zones

Urban Agriculture Incentive Zones (UAIZ) The state of California passed a bill for a program providing tax incentives to owners of vacant land in cities, in exchange for converting their land to agricultural use. Why Did We Select This Case? Cali...

Seva Cafe organizing peer-to-peer food sharing

15/09/2017Sharing Cities Alliance Support
Operated on the principle of the sharing/gift economy, this restaurant facilitates peer-to-peer food sharing and serves food at no charge.