M.S. in Human Nutrition, Cornell University Emphasis in international nutrition and community nutrition Minor in Rural Sociology, Emphasis on Food and Agriculture
B.A. in Dietetics, San Jose State University Honors in Dietetics
Locally Grown Foods
Food Issues Related to Gender
Farm to School Initiatives
Innovative and Environmental studies pedagogy
Recent Publications, Presentations and Research
Book Review. Anna Lappé: Diet for a Hot planet: The Climate Crisis at the End of the Your Fork and What You Can Do About It. Journal of Agricultural & Environmental Ethics. 25:4, 9326-2.
Book Review. Alice Hovorka, HenkdeZeeuw and Mary Njenga, eds. Women Feeding Cities: Mainstreaming Gender in Urban Agriculture and Food Security. Journal of Agricultural and Human Values. 23 Food: 5.
Challenge: Sustainability at College of St. Benedict and Saint John's University. At the Joint Annual meeting of Agriculture, food and human values Society and Association for study of food and society. June 3 2011, in Montana.
Regularly interviewed by St. Cloud Times on food, nutrition, and agricultural issues. Most recent was on: Eating Out Suggestions.
Working on second edition of Ethnic Foodways In Minnesota: Handbook of Food and Culture
Handbook for people in Health Professions and Social work on Food traditions and beliefs of Minnesotan immigrant and refugee populations.
Agriculture and Human Values
American Dietetic Association
Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences
Association for the Study of Food and Society
Serves on a sub committee on sustainability in St. Cloud on local foods for district 742.
6th Year on board for SASSO: Somali Salvation Organization of St. Cloud Area.
ENVR 150: Introduction to Environmental Studies
ENVR 225: Food, Gender and the environment
ENVR 321: Sustainable Agriculture
ENVR 390: Poverty, Hunger and Ethical Issues
Recent Activities at CSB/SJU
Book Discussion Group. Robert Paarlberg. Food Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know About It. October 16 and 23, 2012. Sponsored by the CSBSJU Libraries, the Food Citizenship Working Group and the CSB Office of Sustainability.
Food Citizenship Themed Year, 2012-2013
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