Start me up! Food biodiversity and youth-led innovations
Gee and Lee explore the incorporation of local food biodiversity into food and agriculture innovations, with attention given to emerging youth-led and focused practices. The phrase ‘innovation’ is considered in relation to its etymological root of ‘restoration’ or ‘renewal’, encompassing cutting-edge technology as well as new linkages between pre-existing methods, practices and actors. The chapter highlights opportunities and challenges of mobile apps, urban agriculture, youth movements and more. These varied examples are assessed to suggest how innovative approaches – social and technological – can be best leveraged to ensure fair and effective promotion and protection of local food biodiversity across the producer–consumer spectrum.
Gee, E.; Lee, H.