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Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development (JAFSCD)


Volume 5, Issue 4 / Summer 2015

ISSN 2152-0801 (online)


This issue features commentaries submitted in response to our call for commentaries on the topic of race and ethnicity in food systems work. 


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1 THE ECONOMIC PAMPHLETEER: Ethnicity and the War on Big Food
John Ikerd

Open Call Papers

1 Potential National Economic Benefits of Food Insecurity and Nutrition Incentives of the Agricultural Act of 2014
Carolyn Dimitri and Lydia Oberholtzer
2 Unraveling the Differences between Organic and Non-Organic Thai Rice Farmers' Environmental Views and Perceptions of Well-being
Alexander Harrow Kaufman

Commentaries on Race and Ethnicity

1 Race, Food, and Borders: Situating Migrant Struggle in the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia
Levi Gahman, Elise Hjalmarson, Robyn Bunn, Amy Cohen, and Edna Terbasket
2 Alternative Agrifood Projects in Communities of Color: A Civic Engagement Perspective
Glennon Sweeney, Christy Rogers, Casey Hoy, Jill K. Clark, Kareem Usher, Kip Holley, and Colleen Spees
3 Solidarity and Sweat Equity: For Reciprocal Food Justice Research
Joshua Sbicca


1 A Portrait of American Farmers
Kathlee Freeman

Banner photos include a Cape Cod cranberry bog; a cranberry “screen house” used to grade fresh cranberries; farmland near Lake Placid, NY, in the Adirondack Mountains; Montmorency cherry trees on the Mission Peninsula of northern Michigan; the historic Round Barn in the South Mountain Apple Belt of Adams County, Pennsylvania; the “Sea of Grapes” district of the Lake Erie Concord Grape Belt, near Erie, Penn; a field of cabbages near Shortsville, NY, home to one of the world’s largest sauerkraut factories. All photos copyright by Duncan Hilchey.


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