Western cities are gradually reorganising as a consequence of the end of industrialisation and the crisis of agro-industrial model. Peri-urban areas are involved in redevelopment dynamics using innovative tools as multifunctional agricultural parks, which recently assumed a major ethical nuance in the wake of movements for food. The paper illustrates: the cornerstones of such a "great food revolution"; the centrality of peri-urban areas as the context where the issues of sustainability, food security and social justice, separated since long, are reconnected through the territorial dimension given to food policies; finally, the project Farming with Arno. Riverside Agricultural Park in the Florence Plain, in which these aspects have been approached in an integrated and multifunctional perspective based on negotiation.
Keywords: Food Planning, Food Sovereignty, Peri-urban Area, Governance, Multifunctionality, Agricultural Park