Start date:October 2012
Research Topic:Community Food Growing in Wales as a Sustainable Way of Living
Research pathway:Human Geography
Research Supervisor:Prof Paul Milbourne, Dr Mara Miele
Supervising school:School of Planning and Geography, Cardiff University
Primary funding source:ESRC Studentship
The research aims at investigating how community food growing in Wales contributes to the food sustainability of the communities, what role it plays in creating awareness for more sustainable way of living and reconnecting people to the food chain, and whether there is a potential to make it a widespread practice playing an important role in the urban food planning.