Environmental Sustainability and Food Justice
Robyn O’Brien at TEDxAustin 2011 (http://youtu.be/rixyrCNVVGA). Discusses changes in the food US system in recent decades and the impacts on those changes on public health.
What Farm-to-Table Got Wrong. May 17, 2014. Dan Barber, NY Times (http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/18/opinion/sunday/what-farm-to-table-got-wrong.html?ref=opinion&_r=1).
2014 Locavore Index- Highlights Benefits of Food from Local Farms. Strolling of the Heifers (http://www.strollingoftheheifers.com/locavoreindex/).
The Local Food Movement: Setting the Stage for Good Food. MSU Center for Sustainable Food Systems (http://foodsystems.msu.edu/uploads/file/resources/local-food-movement-setting-the-stage.pdf).
Fed Up (film)
Growing Cities (film)
Social Sustainability and Social Justice
Reverse Food Truck Caters To Hunger Relief Programs. Jessica Mador, NPR (http://www.npr.org/2014/05/28/316552664/reverse-food-truck-caters-to-hunger-relief-programs).
The Abundant Community by John McKnight and Peter Block
Neighborhood and Community in Building Developmental Assets Scales et. al. (2001). Journal of Community Psychology
Urban agriculture and ecological citizenship in Philadelphia. Travaline, C. and Hunold, C. (2010) Local Environment
Economic Sustainability and Vegetable Distribution Models
14 pointers toward a better food system: Connecting the (local, sustainable) dots. Nathanael Johnson, Grist (http://grist.org/food/14-pointers-toward-a-better-food-system-connecting-the-local-sustainable-dots/). Provides examples of successful small-scale local food systems and demonstrates several ways to increase the scale (both physical/natural changes and societal/mental).
Report from Tech Clinic 2012-2013