GFASG By-Laws (amended April 2015)

GFASG Members’ Publications


Bauch, N. (2017). A Geography of Digestion: Biotechnology and the Kellogg Cereal Enterprise. Oakland: University of California Press.

Bellante, L. (2017). Building the Local Food Movement in Chiapas, Mexico: Rationales, Benefits and Limitations. Agriculture and Human Values, 34:119-134. DOI 10.1007/s10460-016-9700-9

Betz, M., Mills, J., & Farmer, J. (2017). A preliminary overview of community orcharding in the United States. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 7(2).

Graddy-Lovelace, G. & Diamond, A. (2017). From supply management to agricultural subsidies—and back again? US Farm Bill & Agrarian (In)Viability. Journal of Rural Studies, 50, 70-83.

Lentz, C. C. (forthcoming). Cultivating Subjects: Opium and Rule in Postcolonial Vietnam. Modern Asian Studies.

McClintock, N. (in press). Cultivating (a) sustainability capital: Urban agriculture, ecogentrification, and the uneven valorization of social reproduction. Annals of the American Association of Geographers.

McClintock, N. & Simpson, M. (in press). Stacking functions: Motivational frames guiding urban agriculture organizations and businesses in the United States and Canada. Agriculture and Human Values.

McClintock, N., Novie, N. & Gebhardt, M. (in press). Is It local…or authentic and exotic? Ethnic food carts and gastropolitan habitus on Portland’s Eastside. In Agyeman, J., Matthews, C., & Sobel, H. (eds). From Loncheras to Lobsta Love: Food Trucks, Cultural Identity, and Social Justice, MIT Press.

Minkoff-Zern, L.A. (2017). The case for taking account of labor in sustainable food systems in the United States. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems.

Minkoff-Zern, L.A. (Early Online 2017). Race, immigration and the agrarian question: farmworkers becoming farmers in the United States. Journal of Peasant Studies.

Montefrio, M.J.F. (in press). Land control dynamics and social-ecological transformations in upland Philippines. Journal of Peasant Studies.

Naylor, L. (2017). Auditing the subjects of fair trade: Coffee, development, and surveillance in highland Chiapas. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space.

Neo, H. & Emel, J. (2017.) Geographies of Meat: Politics, Economy and Culture. London: Routledge (Critical Food Studies Series).

Orozco, A. Ward, A., & Graddy-Lovelace, G. (in press). Bridging the struggles of urban & rural discrimination: Cultivating solidarity and sustainable agriculture through community-based research. ACME: An International Journal of Critical Geography.

Reynolds, K. (2017). L’agriculture urbaine aux États-Unis, une approche sociale et écologique. Cahiers de l’Institut d’Aménagement de d’Urbanisme [Urban agriculture in the United States, a social and ecological approach. Journal of the Institute of Planning and Urban Development], 173, 185-190.

Reynolds, K. (In Press). Designing urban agriculture education as liberatory praxis: the radical pedagogy of Farm School NYC. International Journal of Food Design, 2(1), 45-63.

Rupprecht, C. (2017). Enough is as good as a feast: Here’s how we can imagine a brighter food future. The Conversation.

Specht, K., Reynolds, K., & Sanyé-Mengual, E. (In Press). Community and social justice aspects of rooftop agriculture. Chapter in Orsini, F., Dubbeling, M., and Gianquinto, G. (eds.) Handbook of Rooftop Agriculture.


Anderson, C., Brady, J., Levkoe, C.Z. (2016). Conversations in Food Studies. Univ. of Manitoba Press.

Bellante, L. & Nabhan, G.P. (2016). Borders out of Register: Edge Effects in the U.S.-Mexico Foodshed. Culture, Agriculture, Food and Environment, 38(2): 104-112.

Chen, X., & Clark, J. (2016). Measuring space–time access to food retailers: a case of temporal access disparity in Franklin County, Ohio. The Professional Geographer, 68(2), 175-188.

Caruso, C. C., McClintock, N., Myers, G., Weissman, E., Herrera, H., Block, D., Reynolds, K., & Cohen, N. (2016). Review of the book Beyond the Kale: Urban Agriculture and Social Justice Activism in New York City. The AAG Review of Books, 4(4), 234–243.

Dressler, W., de Koning, J., & Montefrio, M.J.F. (2016). Land sharing not sparing in the “green economy”: The role of livelihood bricolage in conservation and development in the Philippines. Geoforum, 76, 75-89.

Graddy-Lovelace, G. (2016). The Coloniality of US Agricultural Policy: Articulating Agrarian (In)Justice. Journal of Peasant Studies. 43(3):1-22.

Graddy-Lovelace, G. (2016). United States-Cuba Agricultural Relations and Agrarian Questions. Journal of Agrarian Change. DOI: 10.1111/joac.12190

Gustavo, O., & Hecht, S. B. (2016). Introduction to special issue: Soy production in South America: Globalization and new agroindustrial landscapes. Journal of Peasant Studies, 43(2).

Hung, P. Y. (2015). Tea Production, Land Use Politics, and Ethnic Minorities: Struggling Over Dilemma in China’s Southwest Frontier. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Iles, A., Graddy-Lovelace, G., Montenegro, M., & Galt, R. (2016). Agricultural Systems: Co-Producing Knowledge and Food. In The Science and Technology Studies Handbook, 4th edition. eds. U. Felt, C. Miller. MIT Press.

Levkoe, C.Z., McClintock, N., Minkoff-Zern, L.A., Coplen, A.K., Gaddis, J., Lo, J., Tendick-Matesanz, F., &Weiler, A. (2016). Forging Links Between Food Chain Labor Activists and Academics. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development Special Issue on Labor in the Food System, 6(2).

McClintock, N. & Simpson, M. (2016). Cultivating in Cascadia: Comparing urban agriculture policy and practice in Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver. In Dawson, & Morales, A. (eds.) Cities of Farmers: Problems, Possibilities and Processes of Producing Food in Cities. University of Iowa Press.

Minkoff-Zern, L.A. and Sloat, S. (2016 Early Online View). “A New Era of Civil Rights?: Latino Immigrant Farmers and Exclusion at the United States Department of Agriculture.” Agriculture and Human Values. doi:10.1007/s10460-016-9756-6

Montefrio, M.J.F. (2016). Cooperation and resistance: Negotiating rubber in upland Philippines. Journal of Rural Studies, 46, 111-120.

Montefrio, M. J. F., & Dressler, W. H. (2016). The green economy and constructions of the “idle” and “unproductive” uplands in the Philippines. World Development, 79, 114-126.

Reynolds, K. & Cohen, N. (2016). Beyond the Kale: Urban Agriculture and Social Justice Activism in New York City. University of Georgia Press, Geographies of Justice and Social Transformation series.

Reynolds, K. (2016). Urban agriculture’s contribution to sustainability depends on a focus on social, economic, and political equity. The Nature of Cities, Global Online Roundtable “Urban agriculture has many benefits. Is one of them a contribution to urban sustainability?”

Roman-Alcalá, A. (2016). Conceptualizing components, conditions, and trajectories of food sovereignty’s ‘sovereignty’. Third World Quarterly. In press.

Sbicca, J. (2016). These Bars Can’t Hold Us Back: Plowing Incarcerated Geographies with Restorative Food Justice. Antipode, 48(5), 1359-1379.

Sbicca, J. (2016). Food Sovereignty or Bust: The Necessity of Transforming the Agrifood System. In Emergent Possibilities for Global Sustainability: Intersections of Race, Class, and Gender, Godfrey, P. & Torres, D., 316-328, New York, NY: Routledge.

Sbicca, J. & Myers, J. S. (2016). Food Justice Racial Projects: Fighting Racial Neoliberalism from the Bay to the Big Apple. Environmental Sociology, 3(1), 30-41.

Van Sant, L. (2016). “Into the Hands of Negroes”: Reproducing Plantation Geographies in the South Carolina Lowcountry. Geoforum 77 (December), pp. 196-205.

Van Sant, L. (2016). When Local Comes to Town: Governing Local Agriculture in the South Carolina Lowcountry. Capitalism Nature Socialism.

Zurayk, R. (2016). The Arab uprisings through an Agrarian lens. In Kadri. A. (ed). Development Challenges and Solutions after the Arab Spring. Hampshire, England: Palgrave Macmillan.



Bedi, H. P. (2015). Right to food, right to mine? Competing human rights claims in Bangladesh. Geoforum, 59, 248-257.

Buechler, S., & Hanson, A.-M. (2015). A Political Ecology of Women, Water and Global Environmental Change. London and New York: Routledge.

Chen, X., & Kwan, M.-P. (2015) Contextual uncertainties, human mobility, and perceived food environment: the uncertain geographic context problem in food access research. American Journal of Public Health, 105(9), 1734-1737.

Chen, X., & Clark, J. (2015) Measuring space-time access to food retailers: a case of temporal access disparity in Franklin County, Ohio. The Professional Geographer, 1-14.

Chen, X., Zhao, B., & Blackard, E. (2015) Unveiling perceptions of food safety scandals in China: An exploratory study with search engine. Global Media Journal, Fall special edition.

Coplen, A. K., & Cuneo, M. (2015) Dissolved: Lessons learned from the Portland Multnomah Food Policy Council. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 52(2), 91–107.

Cohen, N., & Reynolds, K. (2015). Resource needs for a socially just and sustainable urban agriculture system: Lessons from New York City.Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, 30(01), 103-114.

Duram, L. A., & Klein, S. (2015). University food gardens: A unifying place for higher education sustainability. International Journal of Innovation and Sustainable Development, 9(3-4), 282-302.

Duram, L. A. & Williams, L. (2015). Assessing long-term support for student organic gardens within a sustainable campus. International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 16(1), 3–15.

El Nour, S., Gharios, C., Mundy, M., & Zurayk, R. (2015). The right to the village? Concept and history in a village of South Lebanon. Spatial Justice, 7.

Feola, G., Lerner, A., Jain, M., Montefrio, M. J. F., & Nicholas, K. A. (2015). Farmers responses to multiple stresses in the face of global change: Assessing five case studies to enhance adaptation. Journal of Rural Studies, 39, 74-84.

Freidberg, S. (2015). Moral economies and the cold chain. Historical Research, 88, 25–137.

Guthman, J., & Brown, S. (2015). I will never eat another strawberry again: the biopolitics of consumer-citizenship in the fight against methyl iodide in California. Agriculture and Human Values, 1-11.

Guthman, J. (2015). Binging and purging: agrofood capitalism and the body as socioecological fix. Environment and Planning A.

Gallaher, C., WinklerPrins, A., Njenga, M., & Karanja, N. (2015) Creating space: Sack gardening as a livelihood strategy in the Kibera slums of Nairobi, Kenya. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 5(2), 1–19.

Guthman, J., & Brown, S. (2015). Whose life counts: biopolitics and the “bright line” of chloropicrin mitigation in California’s strawberry industry.Science, Technology & Human Values.

Guthman, J., & Brown, S. (2015). Midas’ not-so-golden touch: on the demise of methyl Iodide as a soil fumigant in California. Journal of Environmental Policy & Planning, 1-18.

Hall, B. (2015) Food Stamps and WIC. Food Issues: An Encyclopedia, (Ed.) Ken Albala, SAGE Publications, Thousand Oaks: CA (encyclopedic entry).

Hammelman, C., & Hayes-Conroy, A. (2015) Understanding cultural acceptability for urban food policy. Journal of Planning Literature, 30, 37–48.

Jaafar, H. H., Zurayk, R., King, C., Ahmad, F., & Al-Outa, R. (2015). Impact of the Syrian conflict on irrigated agriculture in the Orontes Basin. International Journal of Water Resources Development, 1-14.

Jokisch, B., Alkon, A., Reynolds, K., Mutersbaugh, T., Jansen, K., and Galt, R. (2015). Book review: food systems in an unequal world: pesticides, vegetables, and agrarian capitalism in Costa Rica. The American Association of Geographers Review of Books, 3(3), 146-156.

Levkoe, C. Z., McClintock, N., Minkoff-Zern, L. A., Coplen, A. K., Gaddis, J., Lo, J., Tendick-Matesanz, F., & Weiler, A. (2015) Forging links between food chain labor activists and academics. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development. In press.

MacDonald, G. K., Brauman, K. A., Sun, S., Carlson, K. M., Cassidy, E. S., Gerber, J. S., West, P. C. (2015) Rethinking agricultural trade relationships in an era of globalization. BioScience, 65(3), 275–289.

Marten, G., & Atalan-Helicke, N (2015) Introduction to the symposium on American food resilience. Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences. 5(3): 308-320.

Minkoff-Zern, L. A., & Carney, M. A. (2015). Latino im/migrants,“dietary health” and social exclusion: a critical examination of nutrition interventions in California. Food, Culture & Society, 18(3), 463-480.

Montefrio, M. J. F., Sonnenfeld, D. A., & Luzadis, V. A. (2015). Social construction of the environment and farmer intentions to cooperate in biofuels and rubber production in upland Palawan, the Philippines. Ecological Economics, 116, 70-77.

Myers, J. S., & Sbicca, J. (2015). Bridging good food and good jobs: From secession to confrontation within alternative food movement politics. Geoforum, 61, 17–26.

Reynolds, K. (2015). Small farm economic viability. In Teaching Direct Marketing and Small Farm Viability: Resources for Instructors, 2nd edition. Perez, J., Brown, M., & Miles, A., eds. UC Santa Cruz Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.

Reynolds, K., & Agyeman, J. (2015). Food studies not as frivolous as you might think: a growing academic field seeks to understand labor conditions and trade agreements that bring us our daily bread. Zócalo Public Square. Nov. 04.

Roman-Alcalá, A. (2015). Broadening the land question in food sovereignty to northern settings: a case study of occupy the farm. Globalizations, 1-14.

Roman-Alcalá, A. (2015) Concerning the unbearable whiteness of urban farming. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 5(4): 179–181.

Sbicca, J. (2015). Food Labor, economic inequality and the imperfect politics of process in the alternative food movement. Agriculture and Human Values, 1-13.

Sbicca, J. (2015). Farming while confronting the other: The production and maintenance of boundaries in the borderlands. Journal of Rural Studies, 39, 1–10.

Sneegas, G. (2015). Media representations of hydraulic fracturing and agriculture: A New York case study. The Extractive Industries and Society.

GFASG Publications 2011-2014