About Rachael Taylor

Rachael Taylor works in research related to food and agriculture, encompasing a broad range of associated topics and issues. She has particular interests in dryland agriculture, agroecology, food sovereignty, global food systems, and food security.

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Why local land matters for sustainable food systems

Land presents both challenges and opportunities for establishing sustainable food systems. That is one of the learning points from a workshop in Brighton on 7 December 2016. Stakeholders joining the discussions included local small-scale producers, retailers of sustainable produce, non-governmental organisations (Food Matters and The Gaia Foundation), and researchers from the University of Sussex and…