Publications & Tools

Transforming School Food, Transforming Communities: Ingredients for Building a Holistic School Meal Program in Springfield, MA, in partnership with Springfield Public Schools, Sodexo, Mercy Medical Center,  Springfield Food Policy Council, and Springfield’s Culinary and Nutrition Center Advisory Council, 2020.

Photovoice blog, Williamsburg, MA and Holyoke, MA public school student photovoice project

“Increasing Healthy Food Access: Lessons Learned” co-authored with Christa Drew. Harvard Pilgrim Healthcare Foundation, 2019.

“Building Civic Muscle for Food Resilience” Food Solutions New England, blog post, 2018.

“Phoenix Rising. Holyoke partnership transitions: a case study”
Health, Promotion, Practice. Special Issue. Vol. 19, Supplement 1, September 2018

“Effective youth engagement strategies in food and fitness” with Arnell J. Hinkle.
Health, Promotion, Practice. Special Issue Vol. 19, Supplement 1, September 2018

“Building an airplane while flying it: one community’s experience with community food transformation” with Carol Stewart, Sarah Bankert, Laura Fries, Alexandra Hillman.
Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, Fall 2016

“Food justice youth development: using photovoice to study urban school food systems” with Krista Harper, Diego Angarita, Molly Totman, Monica Maitín, Jonell Sostre Rosado, Jazmin Colon & Nick Alger.
Local Environment. December, 2016. DOI: 10.1080/13549839.2016.1274721

“Call for Partnerships: an innovative strategy to establish grassroots partnerships to transform the food and fitness environments” with Sarah Bankert, Suzanne Rataj, Monica Maitin & Jonell Sostre.
Community Development, May 2014. DOI: 10.1080/15575330.2014.902856.

“Food. Voice. A Story from Holyoke” co-authored with Diego Angarita and Jasmine Colon.
Whole Thinking Journal. Summer, 2013.

“Snap Peas: A PhotoVoice Participatory Assessment of a School Gardening Program through the Eyes of Fifth Graders” co-authored with Lee Ellen Reed, Krista Harper and Maggie Shar
Practicing Anthropology. Fall, 2009.