Urban Foodscapes - how food changes people's social behaviour
A Talk by Jane Battersby
African Centre for Cities, University of Cape Town
About this talk
COVID-19 has resulted in widespread changes to what was considered “normal” food shopping and eating routines. The pandemic has influenced how food is bought, how we feel about food, what food is available to us, and what food we eat. With the disruptions of crisis, much has been revealed about the ways that our urban foodscapes - what food is available where, when and to whom - shapes our lives, and the ways that we shape our lives around the realities of our foodscape. Understanding this intimate interconnection, what post-pandemic food futures are possible? And what must we change in order to improve them?<hr>
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