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Assistant/Associate Professor in Food Systems (Tenure Track)


UVMLogoSolid3425-K_stacked-TrimmedThe University of Vermont seeks candidates to join us in building our capacity to understand the interconnected aspects of the modern food system and to develop creative models for sustainable food systems.

     Candidates should have a demonstrated record of collaborative, transdisciplinary work and a desire to engage with colleagues across UVM colleges and departments. Anticipated start date is within the 2014–2015 academic year, subject to negotiation.

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


Volume 5, Issue 1 / Fall 2014

ISSN 2152-0801 (online)


Papers are posted as advance online publications, with each article starting with page 1, until the issue is complete. At that time they are repaginated and a complete issue PDF is available for viewing or download.


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Keep your eye out for these upcoming papers:

  • The Farm Fresh Healthcare Project: Analysis of a Hybrid Values-based Supply Chain, by Kendra Klein (San Francisco Bay Area Physicians for Social Responsibility) and Ariane Michas (Community Alliance with Family Farmers)
  • Increasing Prosperity for Small Farms Through Sustainable Livestock Production, Processing, and Marketing, by Darin Saul, Soren Newman, Tracie Lee, Steven Peterson, Stephen Devadoss, Dev Shrestha, and Nick Sanyal (all at the University of Idaho)
  • Theoretical Framework for Site Assessment Guides for Urban Impacted Soils: A Vancouver Case Study, by Melissa Iverson, Maja Krzic, and Arthur Bomke (all at the University of British Columbia)
  • Examining Farmers Markets' Usage of Social Media: An Investigation of a Farmers Market Facebook Page, by Yue Cui (Michigan State University)

Open Call Papers

1 Exurban Farmers' Perceptions of Land Use Policy Effectiveness: Implications for the Next Generation of Policy Development
Jill K. Clark, Shoshanah M. Inwood, and Douglas Jackson-Smith

Book Reviews

1 Native to Place: Grass, Soil, Hope by Courtney White
Philip A. Loring

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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