Teaching

Database of introductory books and films related to community, food and agriculture http://creator.zoho.com/howardp/books-and-films/view-embed/CFA_books_and_films_View/

“Community Food and Agricultural Systems,” CSUS 343 (Fall 2017 Syllabus)

“Community, Food and Agriculture: A Survey,” CSUS 811 (Fall 2017 Syllabus)

“The Political Ecology of Food,” CSUS 855 (Fall 2016 Syllabus)

 

Student Publications

Loscalzo, Sam. Master of Science Thesis. Food and Agricultural Education in Michigan Elementary Schools: Teacher Interest, Awareness, and Use of Resources. Michigan State University (December).

Collins, Ryann, Rebecca Minardi, Paige Stanley. Understanding Animal Welfare Standards. 2016. Michigan State University (December).

Ansah, Eben, Jill Hardy, Sara Torres. Beer That’s Near. 2016 Michigan State University (December).

Otto, Jayson. Municipal Housekeepers and the High Cost of Living. 2016. Pp. 21-37 in Cities of Farmers: Urban Agricultural Practices and Processes (J.C. Dawson & A. Morales, eds.). Iowa City: University of Iowa Press.

Foote, Devin. Assessing Small Farm Viability and Net Farm Income: A Michigan Case Study. 2016. Master of Science Thesis, Michigan State University.

Bardenhagen, Chris, Jill Hardy, Allyssa Merwin. Sustenance: Thoughts on Contemporary Food Systems. 2015. Michigan State University (December).

Baetsen-Young, Amy, Jacob, Alison Singer. From Farm to Landfill. 2015. Michigan State University (December).

Beavers, Alyssa, Jake Parcell, Taylor Wimberg. An Introduction to Urban Agriculture. 2015. Michigan State University (December).

Bauer, Christopher, Marguerite Bolt, Sabra Gerdes, Mike Swoish. 2015. Genetically Modified Organisms. Michigan State University (December).

Cave, Jim, Ebenezer offei Ansah, Devin Foote, Kathleen Reed & Grady Zuiderveen. 2014. Farmers for the Future. Michigan State University (December).

Metta, Kyle, Timothy Silberg & Sam Loscalzo. 2014. Conventional Wisdom of Local Food. Michigan State University (December).

Herrnstadt, Zachary B. 2014. What Agricultural Practices Are Considered Natural? Consumer Perceptions of Bird Damage-Control Methods Used on Fruit. Master of Science Thesis, Michigan State University.

Stuart, Diana, Rebecca L. Schewe & Matthew McDermott. 2014. Reducing Nitrogen Fertilizer Application as a Climate Change Mitigation Strategy: Understanding Farmer Decision-Making and Potential Barriers to Change in the US. Land Use Policy 36, 210-218.

Herrnstadt, Zachary B. 2013. Consumer Reactions to Bird Management Practices on Fruit Crops. Department of Community Sustainability, Michigan State University (June).

Comlanvi, Sitou Akibode, Katherine Dentzman, Kate Glanville, Philip Grabowski, Michele Hockett & Jacob Watson. 2012. Global Food System Analysis. Michigan State University (December).

Grabowski, Alix. 2012. Wine Labeling. Michigan State University (May).

Mino, Rebecca. 2012. The Availability of Michigan-Produced Wines in Southern Michigan Retail Locations. Michigan State University (May).

Schultze, Steve. 2012. Wine Geographic Origin by Owner/Licensee/Exclusive Importer. Michigan State University (May).

Stuart, Diana, Matthew McDermott & Rebecca L. Schewe. 2012. Responding to Climate Change: Barriers to Reflexive Modernization in U.S. Agriculture. Organization & Environment, 25(3), 308-327.

Tsai, Yue-Mi. 2012. Citizen and Consumer: The Dual Role of the Individual in a Taiwanese Consumer Food Cooperative. Master of Science Professional Project, Michigan State University.

Bogart, Terra. 2012. Should I Leave Room for Politics? The Political Ecology of Coffee, April 28.

McDermott, Matthew. 2012. Farmer Responses to a Climate Change-Driven Fertilizer Offsets Program: Economic Incentives, Worldviews and Operational Constraints. Master of Science Thesis, Michigan State University.

Otto, Jayson. 2011. Broadening the Concept of Civic Agriculture: The History of Civic Food Systems in Progressive Era Grand Rapids, Michigan. Master of Science Thesis, Michigan State University.

Miller-Porter, Angela. 2011. The Cooperative Creation and Management of Edgewood Village Community and Children’s Gardens. Master of Science Professional Project, Michigan State University.

Spaniolo, Lia. 2011. Emergent Ecolabels in the US Market: Contributions to Political Consumerism Efforts and a Study of Niche Consumer Values. Master of Science Thesis, Michigan State University.

Spaniolo, Lia & Phil Howard. 2010. Emerging Eco-Labels: Researching Perspectives of Co-op Member-Owners. Cooperative Grocer, May-June, 14-15. [PDF]

Spaniolo, Lia. 2009. Eco-Label Programs for US Farmers; Eco-Label Programs for Michigan Farmers. Department of Community, Agriculture, Recreation and Resource Studies, Michigan State University (October).

Fitzpatrick, Margaret H. 2009. Alternative Food and Animal Geographies in Newsprint Media: Discourse Analysis of Urban Chickens in the US. Master of Science Thesis, Michigan State University.

Otto, Jayson. 2009. Annotated Bibliography of Literature on Food Environments. Department of Community, Agriculture, Recreation and Resource Studies, Michigan State University (May). [PDF]