GFC Articles

Research PublicationsIf you would like an electronic copy of a publication or presentation listed below, please contact foodsystemsplanning@ap.buffalo.edu.

Additional resources will be added on a regular basis.

Articles and Book Chapters

  1. Clark, Jill. In Review. “From Civic Group to Advocacy Coalition: How a Food Policy Audit Became the Tool for Change.”  Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 Organization (FAO).
  4. Brinkley, Catherine; Raj, Subhasni; and Morst, Megan. 2017. “Culturing Food Deserts: Recognizing the Power of Community-Based Solutions.”Special Issue on Planning for Equitable Urban and Regional Food Systems. Built Environment 43 (3):328-342.
  5. Bohm, Martha. 2017. “Urban Agriculture In and On Buildings in North America: The Unfulfilled Potential to Benefit Marginalized Communities.”Special Issue on Planning for Equitable Urban and Regional Food Systems.Built Environment 43 (3):343-363.
  6. Burga, Fernando H., and Stoscheck, Claire. 2017. “Does the Minnesota Food Access Planning Guide Address Food Justice and Equity? A Content Analysis of Policy Language.” Special Issue on Planning for Equitable Urban and Regional Food Systems.Built Environment 43 (3):376-389.
  7. Battersby, Jane. 2017. “Food System Transformation in the Absence of Food System Planning: The Case of Supermarket and Shopping Mall Retail Expansion in Cape Town, South Africa.”Special Issue on Planning for Equitable Urban and Regional Food Systems. Built Environment 43 (3):417-430. 
  8. Clark, Jill K.; Freedgood, Julia; Irish, Aiden; Hodgson, Kimberley; and Raja, Samina. 2017. “Fail to Include, Plan to Exclude: Reflections on Local Governments’ Readiness for Building Equitable Community Food Systems.” Special Issue on Planning for Equitable Urban and Regional Food Systems. Built Environment 43 (3):315-327.
  9. Clark, Jill K. 2017. “Designing Public Participation: Managing Problem Settings and Social Equity.” Public Administration Review.
  10. Judelsohn, Alexandra; Orom, Heather; Kim, Isok; Na Sa, Aye Bay; Khan, Hijab; Devito, Rosie; Diaz Del Carpio, Roberto O.; and Raja, Samina. 2017. “Planning the City of Good (and New) Neighbours: Refugees’ Experiences of the Food Environment in Buffalo, NY.”Special Issue on Planning for Equitable Urban and Regional Food Systems. Built Environment 43 (3):402-416. 
  11. Meenar, Mahbubur R. 2017. “Assessing the Spatial Connection Between Urban Agriculture and Equity.” Special Issue on Planning for Equitable Urban and Regional Food Systems. Built Environment 43 (3):364-375.
  12. Nunes, Richard. 2017. “Rethinking Justice in City-Regional Food Systems Planning.” Special Issue on Planning for Equitable Urban and Regional Food Systems.Built Environment 43 (3):447-459. 
  13. Raja, Samina; Morgan, Kevin; and Hall, Enjoli. 2017. “Planning for Equitable Urban and Regional Food Systems.” Editorial. Special Issue on Planning for Equitable Urban and Regional Food Systems. Built Environment 43 (3):309-314.
  14. Soma, Tammara. 2017. “Wasted Infrastructures: Urbanization, Distancing and Food Waste in Bogor, Indonesia.”Special Issue on Planning for Equitable Urban and Regional Food Systems. Built Environment 43 (3):431-446.
  15. Vasile, Maria, and Duncan, Jessica. 2017. ‘We want to be part of the broader project’Family Farmers and Local Food Governance in Porto Alegre, Brazil.” Special Issue on Planning for Equitable Urban and Regional Food Systems. Built Environment 43 (3):390-401. 
  16. Whittaker, Jennifer, Samina Raja, Jill Clark, and Sarah Sangiovanni. 2017. “Planning for Food Systems: Community University Partnerships for Food Systems Transformation.”  Metropolitan Universities. 28 (1)
  17. Khojasteh, Maryam, and Samina Raja. 2017. “Agents of Change: The Role of Immigrants in Creating Healthier Food Environments.”  Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition. 12 (3):299-327
  18. Raj, Subhashni, Samina Raja, and Bree-Ana Dukes. 2017. “Beneficial but Constrained: Impact of urban agriculture on consumption of fruits and vegetables among youth.”  Journal of Hunger & Environmental Nutrition.  12 (3): 406-428
  19. Raja, Samina, Subhashni Raj, and Bartholomew Roberts. 2017 “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. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press. Pages 59-74.
  20. Clark, Jill, Caitlin Marquis, and Samina Raja. 2017. “The Local Food Policy Audit: Spanning the Civic-Political Agrifood Divide.” In Nourishing Communities: The Local Food Policy Audi: Spanning the Civic-Political Agrifood Divide, edited by I. Knezevic, A. Blay-Palmer, C. Levkoe, P. Mount, E. Nelson. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press. Pages 131-146
  21. Marquis, Caitlin, and Jill Clark. 2016.“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
  22. Chen, Xiang, and Jill Clark. 2016. “Measuring Space-Time Access to Food Retailers: A Case of Temporal Access Disparity in Franklin County, Ohio.”  Professional Geographer68 (2):175-188.
  23. 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. Pages 7-9.
  24. Clark, Jill, Molly Bean Smith, Samina Raja, Scott Loveridge, Julia Freedgood, and Kimberley Hodgson. 2016. “Cooperative Extension and Food System Change – Goals, Strategies and Resources.”  Agriculture & Human Values. 2016:1-16. doi:10.1007/s10460-016-9715-2
  25. Raja, Samina, Chunyuan Diao, Jennifer Whittaker, Marcia Caton Campbell, and Martin Bailkey. 2016. “Community-Led Urban Agriculture Policy Making: A View from the United States.” RUAF Magazine,31:18-24.
  26. Khojasteh, Maryam, and Samina Raja. 2016. “Agents of Change: The Role of Immigrants in Creating Healthier Food Environments.”  Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition.
  27. Clark, Jill, Kristine Dugan, and Jeff Sharp. 2015. “Agrifood System Policy Agenda and Research Domain.”  Journal of Rural Studies 42:112-122.
  28. 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 Development4 (4):173-189.
  29. 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 Nutrition9 (4):449-470