What's For Dinner? Assessing Food Sources in the Diamond District of Southeastern San Diego

submitted by: a6gel

Food justice in Southeast San Diego. Demographics, household income, asset maps of food sources and survey results of resident interviews.

Sustainability of Community Supported Agriculture in San Diego

submitted by: sdillon
This video highlights some of the main topics of my Senior Research Project regarding the sustainability of CSAs in San Diego County. I argue that CSAs should begin accepting food stamps for membership payment as a way of increasing accessibility. If local CSAs were able [and willing] to accept SNAP payments, the benefit of the federal subsidy would be fourfold: (1) it could provide those living in poverty with healthy food, (2) support local farmers with having more shares of their farm...

It’s More Than Just Planting Seeds, Picking Beans, and Pulling Weeds

submitted by: allison_weston
Unless radical changes are made to the way the national food system interacts with the land, American agriculture will soon face a serious prospect of decline. While there is an abundance of research detailing innovative strategies working to make the national food system more sustainable, World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF) is notably absent from this discourse. WWOOF is an organization that connects organic farms and volunteers. In exchange for farm work, WWOOF host farms...

Disparities in Food Outlets

submitted by: mdmacmanus

An examination of food outlets in two socioeconomically distinct communities in San Diego: City Heights and Rancho Bernardo