Publications & Outputs

Figueiredo, E. & Couto, J. (Eds.) (2022). STRINGS Conference -Selling the Rural in Urban Areas -The role of Local Food Products in the Sustainable Development of Rural Areas -Book of Abstracts


University of Aveiro, UA Editora, pp. 153-155. ISBN: 978-972-789-780-3, DOI: https://doi.org/10.48528/vtx0-md78


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Figueiredo, E. (2022). STRINGS - Selling The Rural iN (urban) Gourmet Stores - establishing new liaisons between town and country through the sale and consumption of rural products

Keynote Speech at the Plenary Session I -  Food as fostering rural-urban connections and sustainable rural development - at the STRINGS Conference - Selling the Rural in Urban Areas - The role of Local Food Products in the Sustainable Development of Rural Areas - 14 July 2022

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Truninger, M.; Silva, A.; Figueiredo, E. & Forte, T. (2022). Showing the rural through urban specialty shop Windows: the case of rural provenance food

Book of Abstracts of the STRINGS Conference - Selling the Rural in Urban Areas - The role of Local Food Products in the Sustainable Development of Rural Areas - Book of Abstracts, University of Aveiro, UA Editora, pp. 153-155. ISBN: 978-972-789-780-3, DOI: https://doi.org/10.48528/vtx0-md78

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Silva, A.; Truninger, M.; Figueiredo. E.; Forte, T. & Eusébio, C. (2022). Buying directly from producers: how specialty food shops owners build their suppliers list

Book of Abstracts of the STRINGS Conference - Selling the Rural in Urban Areas - The role of Local Food Products in the Sustainable Development of Rural Areas - Book of Abstracts, University of Aveiro, UA Editora, pp. 41-43. ISBN: 978-972-789-780-3, DOI: https://doi.org/10.48528/vtx0-md78

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Figueiredo, E.; Forte, T.; Silva, A.; Eusébio, C.; Truninger, M. & Couto, J. (2022). Certification or non-certification of food products - is this a question for producers, distributors, shop owners and consumers?

Book of Abstracts of the STRINGS Conference - Selling the Rural in Urban Areas - The role of Local Food Products in the Sustainable Development of Rural Areas - Book of Abstracts, University of Aveiro, UA Editora, pp. 117-119. ISBN: 978-972-789-780-3, DOI: https://doi.org/10.48528/vtx0-md78

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Forte, T.; Figueiredo, E. & Silva, A. (2022). Promoting rural provenance foods - differences and similarities between producers, distributors and retailers

Book of Abstracts of the STRINGS Conference - Selling the Rural in Urban Areas - The role of Local Food Products in the Sustainable Development of Rural Areas - Book of Abstracts, University of Aveiro, UA Editora, pp. 151-152. ISBN: 978-972-789-780-3, DOI: https://doi.org/10.48528/vtx0-md78

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Campos, P.; Kastenholz, E.; Figueiredo, E. & Cunha, D. (2022). Storytelling na co-criação da experiência eno-gastronómica - a perspectiva da comunidade da Região da Bairrada

Book of Abstracts of the STRINGS Conference - Selling the Rural in Urban Areas - The role of Local Food Products in the Sustainable Development of Rural Areas - Book of Abstracts, University of Aveiro, UA Editora, pp. 82-83. ISBN: 978-972-789-780-3, DOI: https://doi.org/10.48528/vtx0-md78

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Forte, T.; Figueiredo, E. & Couto, J. (2022). Choosing your partners in the food supply chain- what criteria are valued by producers, distributors and retailers of rural provenance food products?

Book of Abstracts of the STRINGS Conference - Selling the Rural in Urban Areas - The role of Local Food Products in the Sustainable Development of Rural Areas - Book of Abstracts, University of Aveiro, UA Editora, pp. 44-45. ISBN: 978-972-789-780-3, DOI: https://doi.org/10.48528/vtx0-md78

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Figueiredo, E. & Forte, T. (2022). Producers and distributors of rural provenance Foods - exploring their characteristics, representations and motivations

Book of Abstracts of the STRINGS Conference - Selling the Rural in Urban Areas - The role of Local Food Products in the Sustainable Development of Rural Areas - Book of Abstracts, University of Aveiro, UA Editora, pp. 38-39. ISBN: 978-972-789-780-3, DOI: https://doi.org/10.48528/vtx0-md78 


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Forte T, Figueiredo E. (2022) 'We Are Family'-How Urban Specialty Shops Portray the Consumers of Rural Provenance Foods. 

New STRINGS article on Social Sciences, 11(6): 250 


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Soares, Rosângela (2022). Do preço para o apreço: novas relações entre atores em processos de agricultura apoiada pela comunidade. PhD thesis of the Doctoral Program Development, Societies and Territories.


PhD Thesis, partially developed within STRINGS project and defended on March, 18, 2022, at the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro. The thesis was co-supervised by two STRINGS Team Members: Manuel Luís Tibério and Artur Cristóvão. 


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Forte, T. ; Figueiredo, E. & Silva, A. (2022). An "Incredible voyage through Portugal" - the promotion of rural provenance foods by urban specialty shops


New STRINGS article on Food, Culture & Society, ahead of print. 



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Figueiredo, E. & Forte, T. (2022). The countryside in the heart of the city - how urban specialty food shops connect the consumers with rural territories. 

Book of Abstracts of the TWINE Conference -Co-creating sustainable rural tourism experiences with food & wine, local culture, landscapes, and people, University of Aveiro, pp. 170-171

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Forte, T.; Figueiredo, E.; Eusébio, C.; Silva. A. & Truninger, M. (2022). Consuming Portugal Through Food - representations and determinants of choice from Portuguese and foreigner consumers.

Book of Abstracts of the TWINE Conference -Co-creating sustainable rural tourism experiences with food & wine, local culture, landscapes, and people, University of Aveiro, pp. 78-79

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Figueiredo E, Forte T, Eusébio C, Silva A, Couto J. (2022). Rural Ties and Consumption of Rural Provenance Food Products-Evidence from the Customers of Urban Specialty Stores in Portugal.

New STRINGS article on Foods, 11(4): 547. 

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Forte, T. & Figueiredo, E. (2022). Urban commerce of rural provenance food - What role in fostering resilient and sustainable rural territories?

Paper presented at the VI Conference on Regional and Urban Planning/ I Conference on Data Science for the Social Sciences/ Conference of the Research Project DRIVIT-UP - Planning in the context of the rapid transformations: Data and decision making, Aveiro, University of Aveiro, 25-26 November, 2021. 

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Ribeiro, C.; Rocha, J. & Figueiredo, E. (2021). Análise espacial para a compreensão das ligações rural-urbano através dos produtos agroalimentares

Paper presented at the XIII CONGRESSO DA GEOGRAFIA PORTUGUESA: O compromisso da Geografia para Territórios em mudança, Coimbra, Portugal, 18-20 November 2021

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Forte, T. & Figueiredo, E. (2021). An enormous Passion! Motivations and characteristics of urban store owners in selling rural provenance food products

Paper presented at the Regional Helix '21 International Conference on Territorial Dimensions of Green and Digital Transitions, Lamego, Portugal, 28-30 October 2021

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Figueiredo, E.; Forte, T. & Eusébio, C. (2021). A Taste of Portugal - Foreigner consumers and rural provenance food products 


Presentation at the Food Travel Research Summit, World Food Travel Association, 14-15 October, online event. 

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Figueiredo, E.; Forte, T & Eusébio, C. (2021) Rural Territories and Food Tourism - Exploring the Virtuous Bonds Through a Systematic Literature Review


Paper published in European Countryside, Vol.13(3): 622-643; DOI: https://doi.org/10.2478/euco-2021-0035 





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Figueiredo, E.; Forte, T & Couto, J. (2021) Consuming the 'Good' Products - Urban consumers and rural provenance foods


Presentation at the 28th APDR Congress - Green and inclusive transitions in Southern European Regions: What can we do better? Vila Real, UTAD, 16 september 2021

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STRINGS project presented at the radio show '90 segundos de Ciência /90 seconds of Science' of Antena 1.


Elisabete Figueiredo, coordinator of STRINGS project interviewed for the radio show '90 segundos de Ciência/ 90 seconds of Science', of Antena 1  


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STRINGS project presented at the Seminar on Innovation in Rural Territories

The invited presentation titled 'Orgulhosamente tradicionais' - tradição e inovação no comércio urbano de produtos alimentares de proveniência rural'/ 'Proudly traditional - tradition and innovation in urban retailing of rural provenance food prodducts' was held in the Seminar is organized by DOLMEN - Local and Regional Development, on Innovation in Rural Territories, on 18 June 2021. 

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STRINGS project featured at the blog of the research Group on Environment, Territory and Society of the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon.

The blog post was written (only in Portuguese) by Alexandre Silva, Elisabete Figueiredo and Mónica Truninger,  STRINGS' team members. The post  reflects on the presentation of rural food products in specialty shops in Aveiro, Lisbon and Porto, particularly regarding the role of the shops' windows. 

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Figueiredo, E.; Forte, T. & Silva, A. (2021). The Rural Tradition Allure of Food and Wine Products sold in Urban Specialty Stores: an Analysis of Promotional Materials


Paper presented to Invitur2020 - Tourism and the Sustainable Development Goals: from theory to practice, Aveiro, University of Aveiro, 6-7 May, 2021

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Silva, A. ; Figueiredo, E. ; Truninger, M. ; Eusébio, C. & Forte, T. (2021). A typology of urban speciality shops selling rural provenance food products - a contribution from Portugal


Paper published in British Food Journal, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/BFJ-11-2020-1045.


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Ribeiro, C. (2021) Análise Espacial para a compreensão das ligações rural-urbano através dos produtos agroalimentares: o caso do projeto STRINGS.

Master Thesis developed within STRINGS. Defended on February 24, 2021


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STRINGS project in the podcast in the TV Show 'Mentes que Brilham' of Porto Canal


Elisabete Figueiredo, PI of the STRINGS project interviewed about some of the dimensions of the project


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STRINGS project in the podcast Ciência com Impacto (Science with Impact) (longer version)


Elisabete Figueiredo, Sociologist, and PI of the STRINGS project, talking about her research work on rural territories and on the relevance rural provenance food may have to the dynamization of the fragile rural economies. 

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STRINGS project in the podcast Ciência com Impacto (Science with Impact) (short version)

Elisabete Figueiredo, Sociologist, and PI of the STRINGS project, talking about her research work on rural territories and on the relevance rural provenance food may have to the dynamization of the fragile rural economies.

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Forte, T. and Figueiredo, E. (2020) Rural images and meanings: how is the promotion of traditional local foods in gourmet specialty stores conveying rural culture and territories

presented at the CENTER conference - Communities and Networks for Territorial Innovation, Aveiro, University of Aveiro, 23-25 November 2020. 

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STRINGS project featured again at the blog of the Research Group on Environment, Territory and Society of the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon.

The blog post was written (only in Portuguese) by Alexandre Silva Elisabete Figueiredo and Mónica Truninger, STRINGS' team members. The post highlights the main characteristics of the 119 specialty stores surveyed within STRINGS. 


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STRINGS project featured at the blog of the research Group on Environment, Territory and Society of the Institute of Social Sciences, University of Lisbon

The blog post was written (only in Portuguese) by Mónica Truninger, Elisabete Figueiredo and Alexandre Silva, STRINGS' team members. The post highlights the main aims and methodological structure of the project as well as some of the results already achieved.



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Figueiredo, E., Forte, T. and Silva, A. (2020). Provenance Matters? Construction of Portuguese rural provenance food as gourmand by urban speciality stores

Paper presented at the ATLAS SIG meeting Gastronomy and Tourism The dynamics of construction of gourmand tourist destinations in the world, Angers, France, 12-15 February, 2020


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Figueiredo, E. (2021). Rural Provenance Food as Cultural Heritage - a way of promoting rural attractiveness and development


Book Chapter In: Oliveira, L.; Amaro, A. and Melro, A. (Eds). Handbook of Research on Cultural Heritage and Its Impact on Territory Innovation and Development , Hershey, IGI Global. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-6701-2.ch007


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Silva, A.; Truninger, M.; Figueiredo, E. and Forte, T. (2019). A venda de produtos agroalimentares de origem rural em contexto urbano: caracterização do retalho especializado em Aveiro, Lisboa e Porto

Paper presented at the VIII Congresso de Estudos Rurais - Paisagens Culturais: Heranças e desafios no Território, Ponte de Lima and Sistelo, 5-7 December 2019

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Andrade, Ana F. L. (2019) Avaliação da Metodologia de projetos de intervenção na área da produção agroalimentar e desenvolvimento local. 

Master Thesis developed within STRINGS. Defended on December 2, 2019.  


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Figueiredo, E.; Eusébio, C. & Correia, J. (2019) «Food and Tourism: a systematic literature review»

Paper presented at the 26th APDR Congress - Evidence-based Territorial Policymaking: formulation, implementation and evaluation of policy, University of Aveiro, Portugal, 4-5 July, 2019. 

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Figueiredo, E. (2019) «Selling the Rural in Urban Specialty Stores: Establishing new liaisons between town and country through the sale of rural provenance food products in Portugal»

Paper presented at the Working Group 26 - Provenance foods as a pathway for sustainable rural transition at the XXVIII European Society for Rural Sociology Congress - Rural futures in a complex world, Trondheim, Norway. June 25 - 28, 2019

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Figueiredo, E. (2019). The 'terroir' in the City: promotion of rural food products in urban 'gourmet' stores - examples from Paris and Lisbon

Paper presented at the Atlas Gastronomy and Tourism Research Group Meeting 2019 - Gastronomy and Tourism: Reflections on local food consumption in urban and rural areas, University of Évora, Portugal, 20-23 February 2019


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Figueiredo, E. (2018) «(Rural) Local Food promotion and commercialization in urban contexts - What consequences to sustainable rural development? Reflections from a Portuguese Research Project»

Invited Talk to the ESRS Autumn School - Social Innovation in and for Sustainable Food Provision. Baltic Studies Centre, Riga, Latvia, 5-9 2018.
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