GFC Publications

Research PublicationsThe research and development of publications facilitate the sharing of knowledge generated by Growing Food Connections.

If you would like an electronic copy of a publication or presentation available in the links below, please contact foodsystemsplanning@ap.buffalo.edu.

Additional resources will be added on a regular basis.

 

Growing Food Connections Articles

Growing Food Connections Briefs

Growing Food Connections Monographs, Professional Reports and Plans

Growing Food Connections Presentations

Growing Food Connections Student Reports


Growing Food Connections Bibliography

Articles and Book Chapters

Chen, Xiang, and Jill Clark. 2016. “Measuring Space-Time Access to Food Retailers: A Case of Temporal Access Disparity in Franklin County, Ohio.”  Professional Geographer 68 (2):175-188.

Khojasteh, Maryam, and Samina Raja. 2016. “Agents of Change: The Role of Immigrants in Creating Healthier Food Environments.”  Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition.

Raj, Subhashni. 2016. “Growing Food Connections.” In Growing Livelihoods: Local Food Systems and Community Development, edited by Rhonda Phillips and Chris Wharton. Taylor and Francis.

Raj, Subhashni, Samina Raja, and Bree-Ana Dukes. 2016. “Beneficial but Constrained: Impact of urban agriculture on consumption of fruits and vegetables among youth.”  Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition.

Clark, Jill, Kristine Dugan, and Jeff Sharp. 2015. “Agrifood System Policy Agenda and Research Domain.”  Journal of Rural Studies 42:112-122.

Raja, Samina, Diane Picard, Solhyon Baek, and Cristina Delgado. 2014. “Rustbelt Radicalism: A Decade of Food Systems Planning in Buffalo, New York.”  Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development 4 (4):173-189.

Young, Kimberley, and Jill Clark. 2014. “Examination of the Strategy, Instruments and Measurements Used to Evaluate a Healthy Corner Store Intervention.”  Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition 9 (4):449-470.

Clark, Jill, Molly Bean Smith, Samina Raja, Scott Loveridge, Julia Freedgood, and Kimberley Hodgson. In Press. “Cooperative Extension and Food System Change – Goals, Strategies and Resources.”  Agriculture & Human Values.

Clark, Jill, Caitlin Marquis, and Samina Raja. In Press. “The Local Food Policy Audit: Spanning the Civic-Political Agrifood Divide.” In In Nourishing Communities. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press.

Raja, Samina, Chunyuan Diao, Jennifer Whittaker, Marcia Caton Campbell, and Martin Bailkey. In Press. “Community-Led Urban Agriculture Policy Making: A View from the United States.” RUAF Magazine.

Raja, Samina, Subhashni Raj, and Bartholomew Roberts. In Press. “The US Experience in Planning for Community Food Systems: An Era of Advocacy, Awareness, and (Some) Learning.” In Nourishing Communities: Sustainable food system transformation through theory, practice and policy, edited by A. Blay-Palmer, I. Knezevic, C. Levkoe, P. Mount and E. Nelson. University of Toronto Press.

Raja, Samina, and Jennifer Whittaker. In Press. “Community Food Infrastructure: A Vital Consideration for Planning Healthy Communities.” In Healthy Environments, Healing Spaces: Current Practices and Future Directions in Health, City Planning, and Design, edited by Timothy Beatley, Reuben Rainey and Carla Jones. University of Virginia Press.

Raja, Samina, Jennifer Whittaker, Enjoli Hall, Kimberley Hodgson, Maryam Khojasteh, and Jeanne Leccese. In Press. “Growing Food Connections through Planning: Lessons from the United States.” In Integrating Food into Urban Planning. United Nations Food and Agricultural Orgainzation (FAO).

Chen, Xiang, and Jill Clark. In Review. “Food Access Beyond Space: Theoretical Quantification of Space-Time Constraints on Food Procurement.”  The Professional Geographer.

Clark, Jill. In Review. “From Civic Group to Advocacy Coalition: How a Food Policy Audit Became the Tool for Change.”  Review of Policy Research.

Clark, Jill, Brian Estabrook, and Samina Raja. In Review. “Citizen Engagement in Food Policy: A Comparison of Food Advocacy Coalition Conditions and Agendas from Six US Counties.” Association of Public Policy Analysis and Management

Whittaker, Jennifer, Jill Clark, and Samina Raja. In Review. “Rethinking Rural Food Systems Governance: the Case of Cass County.”  Journal of Planning Education and Research.

Whittaker, Jennifer, Samina Raja, Jill Clark, and Sarah Sangiovanni. In Review. “Planning for Food Systems: Community University Partnerships for Food Systems Transformation.”  Metropolitan Universities.

Marquis, Caitlin, and Jill Clark. In Progress. “Turning Deficit into Democracy: The Value of Food Policy Audits in Assessing and Transforming Local Food Systems.” In From Farm-to-Fork: Growing Sustainable Food Systems for the 21st Century. Akron, OH: University of Akron.

Briefs

Dillemuth, Ann, and Kimberley Hodgson. 2016. “Incentivizing the Sale of Healthy and Local Food.” In Planning and Policy Briefs, 8. Growing Food Connections Project.

Freedgood, Julia, Caitlin Marquis, and Jessica Fydenkevez. 2016a. “Chautauqua County, NY.” In Profiles of Communities of Opportunity, edited by Julia Freedgood and Doris Mittasch, 2. Growing Food Connections Project.

Freedgood, Julia, Caitlin Marquis, and Jessica Fydenkevez. 2016b. “Cumberland County, ME.” In Profiles of Communities of Opportunity, edited by Julia Freedgood and Doris Mittasch, 2. Growing Food Connections Project.

Freedgood, Julia, Caitlin Marquis, and Jessica Fydenkevez. 2016c. “Doña Ana County, NM.” In Profiles of Communities of Opportunity, edited by Julia Freedgood and Doris Mittasch, 2. Growing Food Connections Project.

Freedgood, Julia, Caitlin Marquis, and Jessica Fydenkevez. 2016d. “Dougherty County, Georgia.” In Profiles of Communities of Opportunity, edited by Julia Freedgood and Doris Mittasch, 2. Growing Food Connections Project.

Freedgood, Julia, Caitlin Marquis, and Jessica Fydenkevez. 2016e. “Douglas County, Nebraska.” In Profiles of Communities of Opportunity, edited by Julia Freedgood and Doris Mittasch, 2. Growing Food Connections Project.

Freedgood, Julia, Caitlin Marquis, and Jessica Fydenkevez. 2016f. “Luna County, New Mexico.” In Profiles of Communities of Opportunity, edited by Julia Freedgood and Doris Mittasch, 2. Growing Food Connections Project.

Freedgood, Julia, Caitlin Marquis, and Jessica Fydenkevez. 2016g. “Polk County, North Carolina.” In Profiles of Communities of Opportunity, edited by Julia Freedgood and Doris Mittasch, 2. Growing Food Connections Project.

Freedgood, Julia, Caitlin Marquis, and Jessica Fydenkevez. 2016h. “Wyandotte County, Kansas.” In Profiles of Communities of Opportunity, edited by Julia Freedgood and Doris Mittasch, 2. Growing Food Connections Project.

Hodgson, Kimberley, and Zsuzsi Fodor. 2016. “Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: A Mayor’s Office and Health Department Lead the Way in Municipal Food Policymaking.” In Exploring Stories of Innovation, edited by Kimberley Hodgson and Samina Raja, 3. Growing Food Connections Project.

Hodgson, Kimberley, and Kara Martin. 2016. “Building from the Inside Out in Region 5, Minnesota: A Rural Region’s Effort to Build a Resilient Food System.” In Exploring Stories of Innovation, edited by Kimberley Hodgson and Samina Raja, 4. Growing Food Connections Project.

Hodgson, Kimberley, and Kelley Mosher. 2016. “Private-Public Partnerships: Cornerstone of Food Systems Planning and Policy in Rural Marquette County, Michigan.” In Exploring Stories of Innovation, edited by Kimberley Hodgson and Samina Raja, 3. Growing Food Connections Project.

Dillemuth, Ann, and Kimberley Hodgson. 2015. “Local, Healthy Food Procurement Policies.” In Planning and Policy Briefs, 5. Growing Food Connections Project.

Fodor, Zsuzsi, and Kimberley Hodgson. 2015a. “Cleveland, Ohio: A Local Government’s Transition from an Urban Agriculture Focus to a ComprehensiveFood Systems Policy Approach.” In Exploring Stories of Innovation, edited by Kimberley Hodgson and Samina Raja, 3. Growing Food Connections Project.

Fodor, Zsuzsi, and Kimberley Hodgson. 2015b. “Healthy Food System in the Heartland: Intergovernmental Cooperation in the City of Lawrence and Douglas County, Kansas Advances Food Policy.” In Exploring Stories of Innovation, edited by Kimberley Hodgson and Samina Raja, 3. Growing Food Connections Project.

Hodgson, Kimberley. 2015. “Advancing Local Food Policy in a Changing Political Climate: Cabarrus County, NC.” In Exploring Stories of Innovation, edited by Kimberley Hodgson and Samina Raja, 3. Growing Food Connections Project.

Hodgson, Kimberley, and Zsuzsi Fodor. 2015. “Mayoral Leadership Sparks Lasting Food Systems Policy Change in Minneapolis, Minnesota.” In Exploring Stories of Innovation, edited by Kimberley Hodgson and Samina Raja, 3. Growing Food Connections Project.

Hodgson, Kimberley, Zsuzsi Fodor, and Maryam Khojasteh. 2015. “Multi-level Governmental Support Paves the Way for Local Food in Chittenden County, Vermont.” In Exploring Stories of Innovation, edited by Kimberley Hodgson and Samina Raja, 5. Growing Food Connections Project.

Whittaker, Jennifer, and Samina Raja. June 2015. “How Food Policy Emerges: Research Suggests Community-Led Practice Shapes Policy.” In Translating Research for Policy Series, edited by Samina Raja and Jeanne Leccese. Growing Food Connections Project.

Whitton, Elizabeth, and Kimberley Hodgson. 2015a. “Championing Food Systems Policy Change: City of Seattle, WA.” In Exploring Stories of Innovation, edited by Kimberley Hodgson and Samina Raja, 2. Growing Food Connections Project.

Whitton, Elizabeth, and Kimberley Hodgson. 2015b. “Lessons from an Agricultural Preservation Leader: Lancaster County, PA.” In Exploring Stories of Innovation, edited by Kimberley Hodgson and Samina Raja, 2. Growing Food Connections Project.

Whitton, Elizabeth, Jeanne Leccese, and Kimberley Hodgson. 2015. “A Food in All Policies Approach in a Post-Industrial City: Baltimore City, MD.” In Exploring Stories of Innovation, edited by Kimberley Hodgson and Samina Raja, 3. Growing Food Connections Project.

 

Professional Reports and Plans

Raja, Samina, Jessica Hall, Travis Norton, Patrick Gooch, Subhashni Raj, Taylor Hawes, and Jennifer Whittaker. 2014. Growing Together: Ensuring Healthy Food, Strong Farms, and a Prosperous Buffalo Niagara. Buffalo, NY: UB Regional Institute/Urban Design Project and the Food Systems Planning and Healthy Communities Lab, University of Buffalo.

Delgado, Cristina, Travis Norton, and Samina Raja. 2013. Indicators for a Healthy Food and Built Environment in the City of Buffalo. Buffalo, NY: Food Systems Planning and Healthy Communities Lab, University at Buffalo.

 

Presentations

 

2016

Clark, Jill. 2016a. “How Democratic is Food Democracy? A Study of Eight U.S. Local Government Food Policy Task Forces.” Agriculture, Food, and Human Values, Toronto, ON, June 23.

Clark, Jill. 2016b. “Social Equity and Civic Engagement.” Civic Engagement Innovation Lab, Dublin, OH, April 28.

Clark, Jill. 2016c. “Why Ohio State? Why Food Security? Why Now?” Buckeye Summit, Columbus, OH, April 13.

Clark, Jill, and Brian Estabrook. 2016a. “Engaging Stakeholders in Local Food System Governance:  Cases from eight US Counties.” Abstract for the American Society for Public Administration annual conference, Seattle, WA, March 19.

Clark, Jill, and Brian Estabrook. 2016b. “The Political Engagement Marketplace: Passive gatekeeping and its impact on social equity.” Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 7.

Clark, Jill, Brian Estabrook, and Samina Raja. 2016a. “Engaging Stakeholders in Local Food System Governance:  Cases from eight US Counties.” American Society for Public Administration annual conference, Seattle, WA, March 19.

Clark, Jill, Brian Estabrook, and Samina Raja. 2016b. “Local Governance of Food Policy:  A comparison of coalition initiatives across eight US counties.” Abstract for the Midwest Political Science Association annual conference, Chicago, IL, April 7.

Clark, Jill, Brian Estabrook, Samina Raja, Julia Freedgood, and Kimberley Hodgson. 2016. “The Political Engagement Marketplace: Passive gatekeeping and its impact on social equity.” Prepared for Democracy Studies Annual Research Meeting, Columbus, OH, February 19.

Estabrook, Brian, and Jill Clark. 2016. “Local governance of food policy: The challenge of creating social equity.” Midwest Public Administration Conference, Columbus, OH, June 3.

Freedgood, Julia. 2016a. “Growing Food Connections: Cumberland County Food Summit.” Cumberland County Food Policy Summit, Standish, Maine, May 19.

Freedgood, Julia. 2016b. “Intention and Innovation towards Healthy, Equitable Food Systems.” Pre-conference workshop at New Partners for Smart Growth Annual National Conference, Portland, OR, February 11.

Freedgood, Julia. 2016c. “Local Government Support for Rural Wealth Creation through Food Systems.” New Partners for Smart Growth Annual National Conference, Portland, OR, February 11.

Hall, Enjoli. 2016. “Harvesting Justice: Race, History, and Food Systems Planning in Dougherty County, GA.” Agriculture, Food, and Human Values, Toronto, ON, June 23.

Holley, Kip, Jill Clark, and Brian Estabrook. 2016. “Inclusive Civic Engagement – A salon.” Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, Columbus, OH, June 8.

Holley, Kip, Brian Estabrook, Jill Clark, Julia Freedgood, Samina Raja, and Kimberley Hodgson. 2016a. “COO Cumberland County Leadership for Responsive and Responsible Change-Making Workshop.” Portland, ME, January 20.

Holley, Kip, Brian Estabrook, Jill Clark, Julia Freedgood, Samina Raja, and Kimberley Hodgson. 2016b. “COO Dougherty County Leadership for Responsive and Responsible Change-Making Workshop.” Albany, GA, January 13.

Holley, Kip, Brian Estabrook, Jill Clark, Julia Freedgood, Samina Raja, and Kimberley Hodgson. 2016c. “COO Polk County Leadership for Responsive and Responsible Change-Making Workshop.” Columbus, NC, January 14.

Judelsohn, Alexandra, Jennifer Whittaker, Subhashni Raj, and Samina Raja. 2016. “Buffalo and Erie County Food Policy Council Training.” Food Policy Council of Buffalo and Erie County, Buffalo, NY June 10.

Leccese, Jeanne. 2016. “Bringing Together Urban Planning and Public Health.” Fox Run Guest Speaker Series, Orchard Park, NY, January 28.

Leccese, Jeanne, Julia Freedgood, Cheryal Hills, Helen Schnoes, and Eileen Horn. 2016. “The Food Systems Planning Process: Understanding the ups and downs of the journey.” GFC Communities of Opportunity Webinar Series: Webinar 1, Via webinar, February 11.

Leccese, Jeanne, Julia Freedgood, David Rouse, and Tamara Downs Schwei. 2016. “Planning and Policy Techniques to Support Food Systems Planning.” GFC Communities of Opportunity Webinar Series: Webinar 2, Via webinar, June 8.

Raja, Samina. 2016a. “Integrating Food into Urban Planning.” United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Expert Group, New York City, NY, June.

Raja, Samina. 2016b. “Planning as if people eat.” Cultural and Intellectual Climate Committee Series, State University of New York at Cortland, Cortland, NY, April 11.

Raja, Samina. 2016c. “Planning Communities as if People Eat: Linking Community Food Systems and Community Economic Development through Planning.” Workshop at Feast Down East Regional Conference, Southeastern North Carolina Food Systems Program, Wilmington, NC, February 2.

Raja, Samina. 2016d. “Planning Communities as if People Eat: Linking Community Food Systems and Community Economic Development through Planning.” Feast Down East Regional Conference, Southeastern North Carolina Food Systems Program, Wilmington, NC, February 2.

Raja, Samina, Jeanne Leccese, Julia Freedgood, Kimberley Hodgson, and Jill Clark. 2016. “Building Local Governments’ Capacity to Strengthen Food Systems: Integrating research and policy.” Project Directors’ Meeting, National Institute of Food and Agriculture Washington, DC February 2.

Whittaker, Jennifer. 2016a. “Growing Food Connections Panel on Local Government Planning and Policy Actions to Support the Food System [Panelist include: Jill Clark, Enjoli Hall, Samina Raja, and Jennifer Whittaker].” Agriculture, Food, and Human Values, Toronto, ON, June 23.

Whittaker, Jennifer. 2016b. “Opportunities for Connecting Farmers and Underserved Communities in Chautauqua County, NY.” Chautauqua County Growing Food Connections Steering Committee Meeting, Mayville, NY, May 16.

Whittaker, Jennifer. 2016c. “Planning Approaches to Preserve Community Gardens.” New York State Community Gardens Working Group Inaugural Meeting, Albany, NY, February 22.

Whittaker, Jennifer. 2016d. “Reimagining Rural Food Systems Governance.” Agriculture, Food, and Human Values, Toronto, ON, June 23.

 

2015

Born, Branden, Megan Horst, Catherine Brinkley, Subhashni Raj, Elizabeth Ortega, and Benjamin Chrisinger. 2015. “Culturing Established Food Systems in a ‘Food Desert’.” Roundtable at 55th Annual Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Houston, TX, October 22.

Clark, Jill. 2015a. “Food Systems Planning: Do Rural Areas Deserve Special Attention?” Roundtable at 55th Annual Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning Conference, Houston, TX, October 24.

Clark, Jill. 2015b. “Food Sytem Policy and Public Values Failure.” Enhancing Food Security in the Northeast through Regional Food Systems Project, Baltimore, MD, December 10.

Clark, Jill. 2015c. “From Civic Group to Advocacy Coalition: How a Food Policy Audit Became the Tool for Change.” Midwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting Chicago, IL

Clark, Jill. 2015d. “Place-based Healthy Food Access Policy.” Prepared for the Grand Rounds, Columbus, OH, December 4.

Clark, Jill. 2015e. “Rural Food Systems Planning & Policy: Objectives, institutions, interests, markets and agroecology.” 55th Annual Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning annual conference, Houston, TX, October 24.

Clark, Jill, and Samina Raja. 2015. “Growing Food Connections: Integration, Scaling-up and Innovative Governance.” FLEdGE (Food: Locally Embedded, Globally Engaged) Workshop, Laurier Centre for Sustainable Food Systems, Waterloo, Canada, September 10.

Estabrook, Brian, Jill Clark, Samina Raja, Julia Freedgood, and Kimberley Hodgson. 2015. “The Process of Food Democracy:  Gatekeeping, Positionality, Priviledge and Power.” 3rd Annual Yale Food Symposium, New Haven, CT, October 30.

Freedgood, Julia, and Caitlin Marquis. 2015. “Where we stand with Communities of Opportunity.” Growing Food Connections National Advisory Committee Meeting, Kansas City, MO, September 18.

Freishtat, Holly. Invited Speaker. 2015. “Baltimore Food Policy Initiative: A Food Planning Perspective, Workshop on Advancing Food Systems Planning and Policy.” 107 National Planning Conference of the American Planning Association, Seattle, WA, April 18.

Hodgson, Kimberley. 2015a. “Communities of Opportunity Social Networking Training.” Webinar. , February 10.

Hodgson, Kimberley. 2015b. “Local is Powerful for Food Policy Change.” Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders Policy Briefing: Building Power in the Center for an Inclusive Food System, Des Moines, IA.

Hodgson, Kimberley. 2015c. “Strengthening community food systems through local public policy.” Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Funders Network Policy Briefing, December.

Holley, Kip, Brian Estabrook, Jill Clark, Julia Freedgood, Samina Raja, Kimberley Hodgson, Jeanne Leccese, and Jennifer Whittaker. 2015. “COO Chautauqua County Leadership for Responsive and Responsible Change-Making Workshop.” Jamestown, NY, November 16.

Holley, Kip, Brian Estabrook, Jill Clark, Julia Freedgood, Samina Raja, Kimberley Hodgson, and Caitlin Marquis. 2015a. “COO Dona Ana County Leadership for Responsive and Responsible Change-Making Workshop.” Las Cruces, NM, December 15.

Holley, Kip, Brian Estabrook, Jill Clark, Julia Freedgood, Samina Raja, Kimberley Hodgson, and Caitlin Marquis. 2015b. “COO Douglas County Leadership for Responsive and Responsible Change-Making Workshop.” Omaha, NE, September 16.

Holley, Kip, Brian Estabrook, Jill Clark, Julia Freedgood, Samina Raja, Kimberley Hodgson, and Caitlin Marquis. 2015c. “COO Luna County Leadership for Responsive and Responsible Change-Making Workshop.” Deming, NM, December 16.

Holley, Kip, Brian Estabrook, Jill Clark, Julia Freedgood, Samina Raja, Kimberley Hodgson, and Caitlin Marquis. 2015d. “COO Wyandotte County Leadership for Responsive and Responsible Change-Making Workshop.” Kansas City, MO, September 17.

Karlstrom, Thyra. Invited Speaker. 2015. “Implementing Planning to Strengthen Food Systems, Workshop on Advancing Food Systems Planning and Policy.” 107 National Planning Conference of the American Planning Association, Seattle, WA, April 18.

Khojasteh, Maryam. 2015. “Toward a More Sustainable and Healthy Food System: Policy Tools and Strategies to Strengthen Community-based Food Systems.” One Region Forward Citizen Planning School, Spring Session, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY April 18.

Leccese, Jeanne. Invited Speaker. 2015. “Framing Urban Food Access and Food Production Challenges, Workshop on Advancing Food Systems Planning and Policy.” 107 National Planning Conference of the American Planning Association, Seattle, WA, April 18.

Lerman, Sharon. Invited Speaker. 2015. “Seattle Food Action Plan: Local Innovations, Workshop on Advancing Food Systems Planning and Policy.” 107 National Planning Conference of the American Planning Association, Seattle, WA, April 18.

Raj, Subhashni. 2015. “Food Security and Climate Change: Distinct Impacts on Rural Poor in Developed Versus Developing Nations and Implications for Adaptation Efforts.” 2015 Office of Global Health Initiatives Seminar Series – A Sustainable Future: The Effects of Climate Change on Global Health, Buffalo, NY April 21.

Raja, Samina. 2015a. “Creating Healthy Neighborhood Environments.” New York State Health Foundation Grantee Meeting, New York City, NY, June 16.

Raja, Samina. 2015b. “Food Systems Planning 2.0, Workshop on Advancing Food Systems Planning and Policy [Workshop presenters included Holly Freishtat, Kimberley Hodgson, Jeanne Leccese, Sharon Lerman, Thyra Karlstrom, and Jennifer Whittaker].” 107 National Planning Conference of the American Planning Association, Seattle, WA April 18.

Raja, Samina. 2015c. “Underinvestment and Over-regulation: The Role of Local Governments in Responding to Problems in the Food System.” Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, September 25.

Raja, Samina, Jill Clark, Kimberley Hodgson, and Julia Freedgood. 2015. “Growing Food Connections: Using Planning and Policy to Build Local Government Capacity to Improve Agricultural Viability and Food Access in the United States.” Laurier Centre for Sutainable Food Systems International Advisory Committee Meeting Discussion, Webinar March 20.

Raja, Samina, Julia Freedgood, Jill Clark, Kimberley Hodgson, Jeanne Leccese, and Caitlin Marquis. 2015a. “COO Chautauqua County Steering Committee Kick Off Visit.” Jamestown, NY April 9.

Raja, Samina, Julia Freedgood, Jill Clark, Kimberley Hodgson, Jeanne Leccese, and Caitlin Marquis. 2015b. “COO Cumberland County Steering Committee Kick Off Visit.” Portland, ME April 30.

Raja, Samina, Julia Freedgood, Jill Clark, Kimberley Hodgson, Jeanne Leccese, and Caitlin Marquis. 2015c. “COO Dona Ana County Steering Committee Kick Off Visit.” Las Cruces, NM  June 4.

Raja, Samina, Julia Freedgood, Jill Clark, Kimberley Hodgson, Jeanne Leccese, and Caitlin Marquis. 2015d. “COO Dougherty County Steering Committee Kick Off Visit.” Albany, GA March 26.

Raja, Samina, Julia Freedgood, Jill Clark, Kimberley Hodgson, Jeanne Leccese, and Caitlin Marquis. 2015e. “COO Douglas County Steering Committee Kick Off Visit.” Omaha, NE June 9.

Raja, Samina, Julia Freedgood, Jill Clark, Kimberley Hodgson, Jeanne Leccese, and Caitlin Marquis. 2015f. “COO Luna County Steering Committee Kick Off Visit.” Deming, NM June 2.

Raja, Samina, Julia Freedgood, Jill Clark, Kimberley Hodgson, Jeanne Leccese, and Caitlin Marquis. 2015g. “COO Polk County Steering Committee Kick Off Visit.” Columbus, NC March 5.

Raja, Samina, Julia Freedgood, Jill Clark, Kimberley Hodgson, Jeanne Leccese, and Caitlin Marquis. 2015h. “COO Wyandotte County Steering Committee Kick Off Visit.” Kansas City, MO June 11.

Raja, Samina, Julia Freedgood, Jill Clark, Kimberley Hodgson, Subhashni Raj, Jennifer Whittaker, Enjoli Hall, and Jeanne Leccese. 2015. “Growing Community-University Connections for Food Systems Research and Action.” Faculty and Community Workshop on Food Justice, Buffalo, NY, November 11.

Raja, Samina, Julia Freedgood, Kimberley Hodgson, Jill Clark, and Jeanne Leccese. 2015. “Participatory Action Research to Build Local Governments’ Capacity to Strengthen Food Systems.” Growing Food Connections National Advisory Committee Meeting, Kansas City, MO, September 18.

Raja, Samina, Jeanne Leccese, and Chunyuan Diao. 2015. “Participatory Action Research to Build Local Government Capacity to Strengthen Food Systems.” Enhancing Food Security in the Northeast with Regional Food Systems Conference, Greenbelt, Maryland, December 10.

Sherrod, Shirley, Samina Raja, Julia Freedgood, Jill Clark, Kimberley Hodgson, Subhashni Raj, Jennifer Whittaker, Enjoli Hall, and Jeanne Leccese. 2015. “Just Food, Just Communities.” Community Event on Food Justice, Buffalo, NY, November 10.

Whittaker, Jennifer. 2015a. “Food Insecurity in Farm Country: Use of public policy to overcome the rural paradox.” 55th Annual Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Houston, TX, October 23.

Whittaker, Jennifer. 2015b. “Food Policy Councils: An Overview.” Food Policy Council of Buffalo and Erie County, Buffalo, NY April 28.

Whittaker, Jennifer. Invited Speaker. 2015c. “Framing Rural Food Access and Food Production Challenges, Workshop on Advancing Food Systems Planning and Policy.” 107 National Planning Conference of the American Planning Association, Seattle, WA, April 18.

 

2014

Born, Branden, Jill Clark, Nevin Cohen, Kami Pothukuchi, Subhashni Raj, Samina Raja, and Domenic Vitiello. 2014. “Workshop on the Future of Food Systems Planning.” 54th Conference of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning (ACSP), Philadelphia, PA, October 30.

Clark, Jill. 2014a. “Building Extension Capactiy to Address Community Food Security through Food Systems.” Community, Local, and Regional Food Systems eXtension Community of Practice, Cleveland, OH September 29.

Clark, Jill. 2014b. “Food System Planning & the Economy.” Agriculture, Food and Human Values Society, Burlington, VT, June 19.

Clark, Jill. 2014c. “”Growing Food Connections”.” Food Day October 26.

Clark, Jill. 2014d. “Healthy Food Access.” Community Engagement Conference, Columbus, OH September 12.

Clark, Jill. 2014e. “Mapping Alternative Agrifood System Policy Research.” Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy Seminar Series, Boston, MA, January 29.

Clark, Jill. 2014f. “Ohio Food Policy.” Ohio Health Food Financing Summit, Columbus, OH October 2.

Clark, Jill. 2014g. “Urban(food)/Rural(farm) Connection.” Legislative Service Commission, Columbus, OH November 18.

Clark, Jill. 2014h. “Visualizing the Agri-Food System Policy Research Domain.” 58th Annual Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society, Port Maquarie, Australia, February 6.

Clark, Jill, and Neal H. Hooker. 2014. “Food (and Health) Affairs: Policy and Practice.” 2014 Glenn School Leadership Forum, Columbus, OH October 17.

Freedgood, Julia, and Jeanne Leccese. 2014. “Growing Food Connections for Sustainable Communities.” New Partners for Smart Growth Annual National Conference, Denver, CO, February 15.

Hodgson, Kimberley. 2014a. “Communities of Innovation Panel Presentation.” North Shore Planning for Sustainable Food Systems, North Vancouver, BC November 25.

Hodgson, Kimberley. 2014b. “Community-Based Food Systems Planning: Promising Practices from Across North America.” Urban Sustainability Directors Network, Webinar May.

Hodgson, Kimberley. 2014c. “Healthy Food Incentives Workshop: Moving the Field Forward.” National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research, Washington, DC, September 22.

Hodgson, Kimberley. 2014d. “Lessons From Working with Communities of Innovation.” 106th National Planning Conference of the American Planning Association, Atlanta, GA April 13.

Hodgson, Kimberley. 2014e. “Planning for Agriculture and Food Systems: Communities that are Leading the Way.” Farmland, Food, and Livable Communities Conference of the American Farmland Trust, Lexington, KY October 21.

Hodgson, Kimberley. 2014f. “Urban Agriculture Programs and Policies: Promising Practices from Across North America.” 106th National Planning Conference of the American Planning Association, Atlanta, GA April.

Khojasteh, Maryam. 2014. “Agents of Change: Role of Immigrants in Creating Healthier Food Environments.” 54th Annual Conference of the Association of the Collegiate Schools of Planning, Philadelphia, PA October 30.

Leccese, Jeanne. 2014a. “Building Local Governments’ Capacity to Strengthen Food Systems.” The 22nd Congress for the New Urbanism, Buffalo, NY, June 6.

Leccese, Jeanne. 2014b. “Growing Food Connections: Building Local Governments’ Capacity to Strengthen Food Systems.” Designing a Strong and Healthy New York (DASH-NY) Conference, Rochester, NY, March 24.

Leccese, Jeanne. 2014c. “Lessons for Food Policy Councils.” Annual Summer Meeting and Listening Session, Buffalo, NY July 23.

Raj, Subhashni. 2014. “It’s Not Just the Food Environment: Lessons from a Pre-Post Study of an Urban Agriculture Program in Buffalo, New York.” 54th Annual Conference of the Association of the Collegiate Schools of Planning, Philadelphia, PA October 30.

Raja, Samina. 2014a. “Engaging Citizen Planners in Food Systems.” Citizen Planning School, Buffalo, NY May 17.

Raja, Samina. 2014b. “Growing Food Connections: Results of a Survey of Planning Practitioners’ Engagement in Food Systems Planning.” 106th National Planning Conference of the American Planning Association, Atlanta, GA April 13.

Raja, Samina. 2014c. “Lessons from the Food for Growth Studio, Roundtable on Teaching Food Systems Across the Disciplines.” Society for Agriculture, Food, and Human Values, Burlington, VT June 19.

Raja, Samina. 2014d. “Planning Communities as if People Eat.” Dale Prize Symposium, Pomona, CA February 5.

Raja, Samina. 2014e. “Preparing Planners to Engage in Food Systems: Ten Years after the ‘Food for Growth’ Studio.” Agriculture, Food, and Human Values, Burlington, VT June 19.

Raja, Samina. 2014f. “Public Health and Community Food Systems: An Opportunity for Planning.” Healthy Environments, Healthy Spaces Symposium Charlottesville, VA March 18.

Raja, Samina. 2014g. “Virtual Panel on Housing Environment and Health.” Pan American Health Organization, World Health Organization, Webinar March 14.

Raja, Samina, Julia Freedgood, Jeanne Leccese, Kimberley Hodgson, and Jill Clark. 2014. “Research, Planning, and Implementation to Build Local Governments’ Capacity to Strengthen Food Systems: National Advisory Committee Meeting.” Farmland, Food, and Livable Communities Conference of the American Farmland Trust, Lexington, KY October 22.

Raja, Samina, Kimberley Hodgson, Julia Freedgood, Jill Clark, and Anna  Ricklin. 2014. “Building Local Government Capacity to Strengthen Food Systems.” 106th National Planning Conference of the American Planning Association, Atlanta, GA, April 13.

Raja, Samina, and Jeanne Leccese. 2014. “Food Systems Planning 1.0, Training Workshop for Growing Food Connections.” Farmland, Food, and Livable Communities Conference of the American Farmland Trust, Lexington, KY October 22.

Raja, Samina, Jeanne Leccese, Julia Freedgood, Kimberley Hodgson, and Jill Clark. 2014. “Building Local Governments’ Capacity to Strengthen Food Systems: Progress and Insights.” Project Directors’ Meeting, National Institute of Food and Agriculture Washington, DC September 29.

 

2013

Clark, Jill. 2013a. “The Alternative Agrifood System Policy.” 2013 fall Research Conference Association of Public Policy Seminary Series, Washington, DC, November 7.

Clark, Jill. 2013b. “Building Local Government Capacity to Connect Producers and Community Members: The Role of Extension.” Agriculture, Food and Human Values annual meeting, East Lansing, MI, June 21.

Clark, Jill. 2013c. “Growing Food Connections.” Canadian Food Studies, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, June 1-4.

Freedgood, Julia, and Jill Clark. 2013. “Building Local Government Capacity to Support Healthier Food Systems.” Yale Food System Symposium, New Haven, CT, October 19.

Raja, Samina. 2013a. “Building Capacity of Local Governments to Engage in Food Systems Planning.” 105th National Planning Conference of the American Planning Association, Chicago, IL April.

Raja, Samina. 2013b. “Food Systems Planning in Erie-Niagara Region.” Lessons for One Region Forward Conference [Session presenters included: Grover, Himanshu, McKibben, Bill, Roberts, Bartholomew, and Shibley, Robert], University at Buffalo, School of Architecture and Planning, Buffalo, NY May 10.

Raja, Samina. 2013c. “Planning for Food Access.” Annual Healthy Kids, Healthy Communities Grantee Meeting, Louisville, KY May 31.

Raja, Samina. 2013d. “Role of Theory in Guiding Food Systems Planning Research, Panel on Role for Planning Theory in Major Programs and Projects? Some Lessons from Academia and Outside [With Campbell, Heather, Sanyal, Bishwapriya, Verma, Niraj].” Joint Congress Association of European Schools of Planning and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning, Dublin, Ireland July.

Raja, Samina. 2013e. “Rustbelt Radicalism: A Decade of Food System Planning in Buffalo.” Spring Urban Agriculture Training, Buffalo, NY April 20.

Raja, Samina, Ryan McPherson, and Alan Rabidau. 2013. “Food Systems as Green Infrastructure Panel on Innovations in Green Infrastructure from Research.” Environment Planning Agency (EPA) & University at Buffalo Western New York Green Infrastructure Forum, Buffalo, NY March 14.

Raja, Samina, Sean Mulligan, Mark Dunlea, and Elizabeth Henderson. 2013. “Food Policy Council Forum.” NOFA-NY Winter Conference, Saratoga Springs, NY January 25.

 

2012

Raja, Samina. 2012a. “Planning and Building Communities as if People Eat: Lessons from and for ‘Covert’ Planning.” Spring Urban Agriculture Training, Buffalo, NY March 9.

Raja, Samina. 2012b. “Rejuvenating Rustbelt Cities: Food Systems Planning in Buffalo, New York.” 104th National Planning Conference of the American Planning Association, Los Angeles, CA April 15.

 

Student Reports

Davis, Krystal, Gala Korniyenko, Austin Masters, Taylor Plummer, Lauren Reiman, Kim Tansey, Zach Tusinger, Jacqueline Wells, and Caitlin  Zibers. 2016. Healthy Food Happy County: Infusing Food into Planning and Policy. Lawrence, KS: Prepared on behalf of Unified Government of Wyandotte County and Kansas City, KS, Urban Planning Department, University of Kansas.

Attard, Nathan, Travis Gordon, Donguri Jiang, Danielle Liesten, Samantha Neal, Drew Rogers, Sarah Sangiovanni, Shakira Wiltshire, and Siyao Zhuo. 2014. Invest in Fresh: A Plan to Promote Healthy Food Retail in Jamestown, New York. Buffalo, New York Prepared on behalf of the Chautauqua County Health Network, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University at Buffalo.

Bean, Darren, Matthew  Caruso, Morgan  Conti, Shauna  Fitzgibbon, Rebecca  Johnstone, Hongkai  Li, Sicong  Ma, Karen  McMahon, Kelley  Mosher, Brandon  Sagat, David  Schram, Lance  Skidmore, Christopher  Toscano, Kyle  Vliet, Matthew  Waldman, Chetara  Walker, Raymond  Wong, Daniel  Young, and Jennifer  Ziemba. 2014. Buffalo Fresh at the Green Commons: Food Hub Development at 925/927 Washington Street. Buffalo, New York: Prepared on behalf of Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, University at Buffalo.