Date of Publication: May 15, 2019

Date of Publication: July 29, 2010

This exploratory paper examines the role of food tourism in developing and sustaining regional identities within the context of rural regeneration, agricultural diversification and the creation of closer relationships between production and consumption in the countryside.

Author(s): Montanari, Massimo
Date of Publication: November 1, 2006

Elegantly written by a distinguished culinary historian, Food Is Culture explores the innovative premise that everything having to do with food—its capture, cultivation, preparation, and consumption—represents a cultural act. Even the "choices" made by primitive hunters and gatherers were determined by a culture of economics (availability) and medicine (digestibility and nutrition) that led to the development of specific social structures and traditions.

Author(s): Nina Levent and Irina D. Mihalache
Date of Publication: November 3, 2016

Food and Museums is the first book to explore the diverse, complex relationship between museums and food. This edited collection features theoretical analysis from cultural historians, anthropologists, neuroscientists, and food studies scholars; interviews with museum professionals, artists and chefs; and critical case studies from a wide range of cultural institutions and museums to establish an interdisciplinary framework for the analysis of the role of food in museums.

Author(s): American Planning Association
Date of Publication: March 1, 2011

This is one of several briefing papers created by the APA's Planning and Community Health Research Center on how planners use arts and culture to achieve economic, social, environmental, and community goals.

Author(s): C. D. Throsby
Date of Publication: July 12, 2010

This book deals with policy-making in the cultural arena from an economic point of view and examines cultural policy in the arts, heritage, cultural industries, urban development, tourism, education, trade, cultural diversity, economic development, and intellectual property.

Date of Publication: January 29, 2013

The National Trust for Historic Preservation's blog featured this article 10 Ways to Keep the 'Local' in a Local historic District.

"Over the past several weeks we’ve covered several aspects of creating local historic districts, including deciding to establish a local historic district, considering where its boundaries should be, and getting community buy-in. This week, we’re looking at keeping the local in your historic district, because districts are not a one-size-fits-all solution." [exceprt from blog post]

Date of Publication: January 1, 2014

This guide represents Partners for Livable Communities culmination of the experience and knowledge on an issue that has such a great potential for community development. The report demonstrates how cultural heritage is not just something to preserve for future generations, but is in fact an asset that can be leveraged to bring real economic benefits to the community.

Date of Publication: January 1, 2015

Mobilizing Arts and Cultural Resources for Community Development, 2nd Edition was made possible by the collective reflections, experience and expertise of the many individuals who have contributed to the Culture Builds Communities program throughout its more than 20 years. This guide is a comprehensive, action-oriented resource for a broad range of arts and cultural advocates—from grassroots community organizers to elected officials— who are approaching the field from many backgrounds and agendas. It expands on Partners’ six gateways for mobilizing resources,

Author(s): Partners for Livable Communities
Date of Publication: July 1, 2013

Partners for Livable Communities sees City Resilient as a unifying movement that will reduce crime and improve safety, provide health-enhancing opportunities for the people who live there, and improve the aesthetics of the community. By showcasing the values that create successful, resilient cities, Partners will inspire other cities to become more resilient themselves and provide them with best practices and models to achieve these goals. It is a movement of the present and of the future that is creating better communities for Americans of all ages, races, genders, incomes, and beliefs. [p