Serrano, T. Manetta, A., Galindo E., Hernández, T., Sosa, I. (2017). Food Autonomy: Use and Conservation of Edible Plants in aMarginalized Context in the State of Hidalgo (Mexico). International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Invention ISSN (Online): 2319 ? 7722, ISSN (Print): 2319 ? 7714 www.ijhssi.org ||Volume 6 Issue 1||January. 2017 || PP.31-40India
The performance of economic activities of small agricultural producers has been little studied.The article is part of the practical response to the global problem of destruction, fragmentation and isolation ofthe habitat with the predominance of human beings. The natural environment of the Sierra de Pachuca, in thetransversal part of the municipalities of Actopan and Atotonilco El Grande, in the State of Hidalgo (Mexico), isbeing destroyed unprecedentedly. The objective is to analyze the use, management and conservation of plantsgathered which are used for consumption and trade. The information is obtained through direct observation andinterview. The major findings described all the species of plants that are used and preserved for food and trade.In the same vein, the territory and time in which the ancestral knowledge adapts to climate changes whichaffects the existence of the biodiversity and forest conservation is observed, last fundamental resource for thecollective practice of preservation, which is seen congruent with the environmental protection. The article is theresult of the research project entitled "use of the territory and population dynamics, subsidies for environmentalplanning and regional development"