Provisioning the City

Topic: Food. It’s remarkable if you think about it that in modern cities several million human beings can live in close proximity to one another, hardly any of them hunting, gathering, or farming any food at all, yet manage to get fed every day. Usually we treat this as a classic case of the working of market principles. But there are wide differences in what makes those markets work, how they connect producers to consumers, and what assumptions about food provision lie at their foundation.

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