Introduction to the special issue on food procurement


  • Jennifer Sumner University of Toronto
  • Lori Stahlbrand City of Toronto, University of Toronto



food procurement, institutional food procurement, sustainable food system, politics of the possible

Author Biography

Jennifer Sumner, University of Toronto

Jennifer Sumner teaches in the Adult Education and Community Development Program of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. Her research interests include food studies, sustainable food systems, and the political economy of food, as well as globalization, sustainability, and organic agriculture. She is the author of the book Sustainability and the Civil Commons: Rural Communities in the Age of Globalization (University of Toronto Press 2005/2007), co-editor of Critical Perspectives in Food Studies (Oxford University Press 2012/2016), and editor of Learning, Food and Sustainability: Sites for Resistance and Change (Palgrave Macmillan 2016).




How to Cite

Sumner, J., & Stahlbrand, L. (2018). Introduction to the special issue on food procurement. Canadian Food Studies La Revue Canadienne Des études Sur l’alimentation, 6(1), 1–7.