'Transition' has recently gained
prominence as a way to discuss and address sustainability
challenges and changes. The author explores connections to food systems change, by highlighting
two broad approaches in the sustainability transitions research field.
First is a multi-level perspective that examines sustainability
innovation pathways and second is a social practices approach that
illuminates the possibilities for shifts in normal everyday
routines. Taken together, these offer useful ways to think about the dynamics and
significance of innovations in food and agriculture, and the part they
play in transitions to sustainability.