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The food sector is constantly reformulating, adjusting to technological changes, consumer needs,trends and habits. In recent years the local food system approach applied in rural development has gained muchpopularity. Consuming locally produced food is not only a matter of health care or fashion, but also environmentalprotection, sustainable rural development or identification with tradition and cultural heritage. In this study,local food systems have been reviewed explaining the significance of short supply chains and direct sale. Themain part of the article aims to focus on open-air markets in Poland as the most popular form of direct sale. Thearguments presented in this article indicate that open-air trade has a positive effect on the development of localfood markets and the local economy as a whole.

Keywords: local food systems ; short food supply chains ; open-air markets

Variant title: ZNACZENIE SPRZEDAŻY TARGOWISKOWEJ W KONTEKŚCIE ROZWOJU LOKALNYCH SYSTEMÓW ŻYWNOŚCIOWYCH

Subject(s): Agribusiness

Issue Date: 2014

Publication Type: Journal Article

PURL Identifier: http://purl.umn.edu/205267 Published in: 2014

Number 6

Roczniki (Annals)

Record appears in: Polish Association of Agricultural Economists and Agribusiness - Stowarzyszenie Ekonomistów Rolnictwa i Agrobiznesu (SERiA) > Roczniki (Annals)





Author: Bareja-Wawryszuk, Ola ; Gołębiewski, Jarosław

Source: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/205267?ln=en




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