T. Yeroshina – Institute of Geography of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv.
The methodological basics of socio-geographical research in organic food production has been developed. The diversity and complexity of the process, which combines natural, ecological and socio-economic conditions and characteristics has been highlighted. The main tasks and key stages of the study have been identified. The attention has been drawn to the need for a territorial approach as its foundation. The role of such produce production for implementation of environmentally safe agricultural development models has been stressed.
organic products, environmentally friendly production, research methods, systematic and structural approach
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