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Bailey, Jon F. 2013. Regional Food Systems in Nebraska: The Views of Consumers, Producers and Institutions. Center for Rural Affairs, Lyons, Nebraska. [PDF]

Ballingall, John, and Niven Winchester. 2010. "Food miles: Starving the poor?." The World Economy 33.10: 1201-1217. [PDF]

Bloom, Jonathan. 2010. American Wasteland: How America Throws Away Nearly Half of Its Food (and what We Can Do about It). Da Capo Lifelong Books, New York. [news story in Grist]

Born, Branden and Mark Purcell. 2007. "Avoiding the Local Trap: Scale and Food Systems in Planning Research." Journal of Planning Education and Research 26:195-207.

Budiansky, Stephen. 2010. "Math Lessons for Locavores." New York Times 19 August.  [response in Grist Magazine by B. Hurst, J. Maiser, A. Lappé, J. Richardson, K. Meter, K. Trueman, and T. Philpott]

Carpenter, Novella. 2009. Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer. Penguin Press, New York.

Cockrall-King, Jennifer. 2012. Food and the City: Urban Agriculture and the New Food Revolution. Prometheus Books, New York. 

Comis, Bob. 2011. "The food movement’s multiple-personality disorder: Let’s move beyond foodies and localists." Grist 18 April.

Cuéllar, Amanda D. and Michael E. Webber. 2010. "Wasted Food, Wasted Energy: The Embedded Energy in Food Waste in the United States." Environmental Science and Technology 44(16):6464-6469.

Edwards, Jennifer, Jim Kleinschmit, and Heather Schoonover. 2009. Identifying our Climate "Foodprint:" Assessing and Reducing the Global Warming Impacts of Food and Agriculture in the U.S. Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, Minneapolis. [PDF] [news article]

Estabrook, Barry. 2011. Tomatoland: How Modern Industrial Agriculture Has Ruined Our Most Alluring Fruit. Andrews McMeel Publishing, Kansas City, Missouri. [video presentation by author]

Goodall, Jane, with Gary McAvoy and Gail Hudson. 2006. Harvest for Hope: A Guide to Mindful Eating. Wellness Central, New York. [review]

Grist Magazine. 2010. "Food Fight: Do Locavores Really Need Math Lessons?" (Discussions on local foods by Blake Hurst, Jennifer Maiser, Anna Lappé, Jill Richardson, Ken Meter, Kerry Trueman, and Tom Philpott.) Grist 23 August.  [related editorial by S. Budiansky in the New York Times]

Heller, Martin C. and Gregory A. Keoleian. 2000. "Life Cycle-based Sustainability Indicators for Assessment of the U.S. Food System." Report #CSS00-04, 6 December, Center for Sustainable Systems, School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. [PDF] [related brief factsheet (PDF)]

Heyes, J.A. and A. Smith. "Could Food Miles Become a Non-Tariff Barrier?" Acta Horticulturae 768. [abstract]

Hillman, Tim and Anu Ramaswami. 2010. "Greenhouse Gas Emission Footprints and Energy Use Benchmarks for Eight U.S. Cities." Environmental Science and Technology 44(6):1902–1910.

Müller, Benito. 2007. "Food Miles or Poverty Eradication? The Moral Duty to Eat African Strawberries at Christmas." Oxford Energy and Environment Comment (Oxford Institute for Energy Studies) October:1-6. [PDF]

Martinez, Steve, Michael Hand, Michelle Da Pra, Susan Pollack, Katherine Ralston, Travis Smith, Stephen Vogel, Shellye Clark, Luanne Lohr, Sarah Low, and Constance Newman. 2010. Local Food Systems Concepts, Impacts, and Issues. ERR #97, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, Washington, D.C. [PDF]

Miller, Gregory D. and Ying Wang (eds.). 2013. "Carbon and Water Footprint of U.S. Milk, from Farm to Table." International Dairy Journal 31(Supplement 1): S1-S100. [special issue table of contents with links] [story in ScienceDaily] [press release from the University of Arkansas]

NWEI. 2013. "13 Resolutions to Change The Food System in 2013." Northwest Earth Institute (NWEI) 8 January. 

Pimentel, David, L.E. Hurd, A.C. Bellotti, M.J. Forster, I.N. Oka, O.D. Sholes, and R.J. Whitmana. 1973. "Food Production and the Energy Crisis." Science 182(4111):443-449. [PDF

Pimentel, David, Sean Williamson, Courtney Alexander, Omar Gonzalez-Pagan, Caitlin Kontak, and Steven E. Mulkey. 2008. "Reducing Energy Inputs in the U.S. Food System." Human Ecology 36:459-471. [PDF]

Pimentel, David. 2009. "Reducing Energy Inputs in the Agricultural Production System." Monthly Review 61(3).

Pirog R. 2003. "Checking the Food Odometer: Comparing Food Miles for Local Versus Conventional Produce Sales in Iowa Institutions." Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Iowa State University, Ames. 

Pirog R. 2003. Checking the Food Odometer: Comparing Food Miles for Local Versus Conventional Produce Sales in Iowa Institutions. Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Iowa State University, Ames. 

Pirog, Rich and Tim Van Pelt. 2002. "How Far Do Your Fruit and Vegetables Travel?" Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, Iowa State University, Ames. [PDF]

Pretty, Jules N., A.S. Ball, T. Lang, and J.I.L. Morison. 2005. "Farm Costs and Food Miles: An Assessment of the Full Cost of the UK Weekly Food Basket." Food Policy 30(1):1-19. [PDF]

Ruhf, Kathryn and Kate Clancy. 2010. It Takes a Region: Exploring a Regional Food Systems Approach. A Working Paper, Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group. [PDF]

Stancu, Cerasela and Ann Smith. 2006. "Food Miles – The International Debate and Implications for New Zealand Exporters." Business and Sustainability Series, Briefing Paper #1, Landcare Research, Aukland. [PDF]

Van Passel, Steven. 2013. "Food miles to assess sustainability: a revision." Sustainable Development 21.1: 1-17. [PDF]

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