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Local cheese in farmers’ markets: community and tourism development in Canterbury, New Zealand

Food tourism has been spreading during the recent decades, both in urban environments and in rural areas. Food is a key motivation for many trips. This research delineates the conceptual linkages between food tourism and local community development. To achieve this, the study sets the relationship that exists among local cheese producers and farmers’ markets in the region of Canterbury (New Zealand). The wide natural appeal and a traditional community sense of place come together in a place where both hosts and guests are delighted to experience the taste of the land through local food

© e-Review of Tourism Research (eRTR), 2015, vol. 12, núm. 5/6, p. 281-289

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Author: Fusté Forné, Francesc
Date: 2015 December
Abstract: Food tourism has been spreading during the recent decades, both in urban environments and in rural areas. Food is a key motivation for many trips. This research delineates the conceptual linkages between food tourism and local community development. To achieve this, the study sets the relationship that exists among local cheese producers and farmers’ markets in the region of Canterbury (New Zealand). The wide natural appeal and a traditional community sense of place come together in a place where both hosts and guests are delighted to experience the taste of the land through local food
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ISSN: 1941-5842
Document access: http://hdl.handle.net/10256/13780
Language: eng
Publisher: International Federation for Information Technologies in Travel and Tourism (IFITT)
Collection: Reproducció digital del document publicat a: http://ertr.tamu.edu/volume-12-issue-56-december-2015-applied-research-notes-4/
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Is part of: © e-Review of Tourism Research (eRTR), 2015, vol. 12, núm. 5/6, p. 281-289
Rights: Tots els drets reservats
Subject: Turisme gastronòmic
Food tourism
Turisme rural
Farms -- Recreational use
Turisme de muntanya
Mountains -- Recreational use
Title: Local cheese in farmers’ markets: community and tourism development in Canterbury, New Zealand
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Repository: DUGiDocs

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