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Sustainable Food Systems  

Find information about keeping our food system sustainable.
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For a definition of sustainable food systems, see:

University of California Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension Program: What is a Sustainable Community Food System?

For an introduction to this topic, see: "Sustainable Agriculture: Definition and Terms." Gold, Mary. Alternative Farming Systems Information Center. Special Reference Briefs; 99-02, September 1999.

Recommended Herbs and Vegetables to Grow in Philadelphia


PHS's City Harvest Program -- a Sustainable Community Food Project

City Harvest is a unique partnership between PHS; the Philadelphia Prison System; SHARE, a food distribution network; and the Health Promotion Council of Southeastern Pennsylvania.

The community-based City Harvest network raises naturally grown vegetables and distributes them to Philadelphians who lack access or the means to purchase fresh produce. Read more.


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