31 October 2013Posted: October 31, 2013
Although we have global cities, we also have local food markets – a kind of ‘cosmopolitan localism’. The image shows how the Grainger market in Newcastle, UK is catering for the city’s growing Chinese population. As local food sits comfortably next to produce sourced through global industrialised supply chains, the local market has adapted as traders cater for changing socio-demographics and diversity in the population. Here we have it, ‘cosmopolitan localism’.