Resilience and Urban Agriculture: Pt 1

Resilience is a hot topic right now: consultation on New Zealand’s new National Disaster Resilience Strategy recently closed, and the Paris Agreement’s focus on adaptation includes the goal of strengthening climate resilience. It seems like everyone’s talking about resilience, particularly in relation to climate change and the worsening effects it is already having on our societies. The food system, meaning the eco-social system that produces, distributes, sells, consumes food and disposes of food waste, is both particularly vulnerable to the effects of climate change and thus also a…