Filippo Barbera, Joselle Dagnes & Roberto Di Monaco (2021)
Journal of Rural Studies, 73, pp. 243-251
– Quality of the exchange relationship distinguishes Solidarity Purchase Groups (SPGs) from conventional food chains.
– Exchanges in an organized setting with specific organizational roles qualify SPGs member as meaning-making prosumers.
– Intrinsic motivation, shared values, and meaning-making mechanisms are correlated with consumer attitudes and roles.
– The organizational SPGs context allows members to modulate their ideological or expressive relationship with the producers.