Food Security and Urban Agriculture

  • Angie TagtowEmail author


“Fulfilling one’s need for food in the biological sense is different from fulfilling one’s human right to food….Human rights are mainly about upholding human dignity, not about meeting physiological needs. Dignity does not come from being fed. It comes from providing for oneself. In a well-constructed society, the objective is to move toward conditions under which all people can provide for themselves.”


Urban Farming Food Sovereignty Farming Operation Urban Gardening Community Food 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Minnesota, Minnesota Institute for Sustainable AgricultureSt. PaulUSA

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