Spaces of quiet sustainability: self-provisioning and sharing is a three-year research project (2019-2021) aiming at the understanding of food self-provisioning and the sharing of food and other things. The research is focused on sharing networks around household production and participants’ values and motivations, spatiality of these networks and material flows, on economic and environmental effects of these processes and trends in self-provisioning.

The project is funded by the Czech Science Foundation’s grant No. 19-10694S and is based at the Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno and Faculty of Economics, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice.

The research team are Petr Daněk (principal investigator, Masaryk Unviersity), Jan Vávra (co-investigator, University of South Bohemia) and team members Alena Rýparová a Lucie Sovová (both Masaryk University), Petr Jehlička (The Open University/Masaryk University), Miloslav Lapka and Roman Buchtele (both University of South Bohemia).