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Food Systems Research

Library resources for research related to food systems and agriculture.

Sustainable Food Systems

Food systems and the future of food are an emerging area of research in Geography and Environmental Science. There is great interest in topics like organic farming, local food, foodsheds, healthy soil and agricultural practices, sustainable agriculture, and sustainable food systems. 

There are many definitions of a sustainable food system, some of which are provided in the document below.

Finding Library Sources

Sustainable food systems cross many subject areas in the Library of Congress classification system: Geography and Anthropology (G, GE, GF, GT), Social Sciences (H, HC, HD), Science (Q, QC, QH), and Agriculture (S, SB, SD, SF, SH). 

Use the library search engine (Library Search) to find books and articles on your topic.