Food for Degrowth: Perspectives and Practices edited by Anitra Nelson and Ferne Edwards is in the process of completion for publication by Routledge (London) late 2020.

A follow-on to Housing for Degrowth, it will appear in the Routledge Environmental Humanities series.

ISBNs: 978-0-367-43646-9 (hbk)     and     978-1-003-00482-0 (eBook)

Here is the Contents page — with a great international line up of contributors — as follows.


1. Food for degrowth — Anitra Nelson and Ferne Edwards


Part I Frugal abundance

2. Replacing growth with belonging economies: A neopeasant response — Patrick Jones and Meg Ulman

3 Quietly degrowing: Food self-provisioning in Central Europe — Petr Daněk and Petr Jehlička

4. Learning degrowth from women’s food knowledge and care in Kenya — Meike Brückner

5. Caring dachas: Food self-provisioning in Eastern Europe through the lens of care — Lilian Pungas


Part II Degrowth collectives

6. Germinating degrowth? On-farm adaptation and survival in Hungarian alternative food networks — Logan Strenchock

7. Nourishing self-planned socio-ecological transformations: A glocal CSA in Veneto, Italy — Silvio Cristiano, Marco Auriemma, Paolo Cacciari, Manola Cervesato, Domenico Maffeo, Paola Malgaretto and Francesco Nordio

8. Sustaining caring livelihoods: Agro-ecological cooperativism in Catalonia — Patricia Homs, Gemma Flores-Pons and Adrià Martín Mayor


Part III Degrowth networks

9. Co-creation for transformation: Food for degrowth in Budapest Food City Lab initiatives — Diana Szakál and Bálint Balázs

10. Technology for degrowth: Implementing digital platforms for CSAs — Ferne Edwards and Ricard Espelt

11. Degrowth from above, below or somewhere in-between? Exploring multi-level food governance — Ferne Edwards, Sérgio Pedro and Sara Rocha


Part IV Narratives: Degrowth contexts and futures

12. Recycling old ideals? A utopian reading of ‘circular’ food imaginaries — Deborah Lambert

13. Degrowth, decolonisation and food sovereignty in the Cree Nation of Chisasibi — Ioana Radu, Émilie Parent, Gabriel Snowboy, Bertie Wapachee and Geneviève Beaulieu

14. Representation and reality: ‘Ugly’ produce in food photography — Jess Canose

15. Food waste or surplus? Reading between the lines of discourse and action — Constanza Hepp

16. A degrowth scenario: Can permaculture feed Melbourne? — Terry Leahy


17. Future research directions for food for degrowth — Ferne Edwards and Anitra Nelson