Dr. Schoolman looks broadly at the environmental and social implications of efforts to strengthen alternative food systems, including local and regional production/consumption of food and organic farming. Reforming food systems has enormous potential for helping to address the drivers of climate change; at the same time, the changing climate will have profound consequences for agriculture.
Schoolman, E. (2019). Do direct market farms use fewer agricultural chemicals? Evidence from the US census of agriculture. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, 34(5), 415-429. doi:10.1017/S1742170517000758