Food Access And Dignity Among University Of Wyoming Students, 2018 University of Wyoming
Food Access And Dignity Among University Of Wyoming Students, Alanna Elder
Honors Theses AY 17/18
Because Albany County is the home of the state’s only four-year university, there is a question as to how the student population affects the proportion of county residents considered food insecure. Until now, it has been unclear how many students are struggling to access food. In 2017, a group of University of Wyoming faculty and administrators from the Department of Agricultural Economics, Financial Services, and the Office of Academic Affairs signed up for The Ohio State University’s College Study on Financial Wellness, which included a food security module (Alexander). Surveying 722 undergraduates and using USDA metrics, the researchers ...
The Privilege Of Healthy Eating: A Qualitative Study Exploring The Local Food Choices Of Low-Income Families From Appalachia, 2018 Appalachian State University
The Privilege Of Healthy Eating: A Qualitative Study Exploring The Local Food Choices Of Low-Income Families From Appalachia, Iryna Sharaievska Dr., Stephanie West Dr., Melissa Weddell Dr.
Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice
Using qualitative semi-structured interviews, 15 low-income women of different ages were asked to discuss their perceptions of healthy eating, local farmers’ markets, as well as their visitation of farmers’ markets. The participants were also asked to share what features of farmers’ markets they found appealing. The results showed that most of the participants had either a deep or moderate understanding of what it means to eat healthy. However, many of them also believed they could improve their own patterns of eating. The data also showed that the low-income women who took part in the study had positive attitudes overall toward ...
Griggs, Joe (Fa 1208), 2018 Western Kentucky University
Griggs, Joe (Fa 1208), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives
FA Finding Aids
Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 1208. Student paper titled “Moonshine” in which Joe Griggs interviews E.Y. Hurt, a native of Todd County, about his varied business ventures including owning motels, grocery stores, and, eventually, a moonshine still. Hurt describes the fermentation process, production, and running of moonshine in Kentucky during the Prohibition era. The paper also contains a brief biographical background of the informant as well as two fully transcribed interviews with Hurt.
Land As Power: Pathways For Closing The Gender Gap In Land Rights In India, 2018 SIT Graduate Institute
Land As Power: Pathways For Closing The Gender Gap In Land Rights In India, Rachel Lubitz
This Independent Practitioner Inquiry Capstone sought to uncover whether women in their respective communities in India experience improvements in income, education, health, food security and their livelihoods, if said women farmers are able to secure the rights to both their land and other productive assets. The study used a comparative analysis to highlight the state of women’s land rights in India, in conjunction with a selection of best practices relevant to the context and analyzing a case study assessing the impact of one organization’s women’s land rights efforts in particular: The Human Development and Research Center’s ...
September 2018 (Issue 1) : Keeping Food Safe, 2018 Aga Khan University
September 2018 (Issue 1) : Keeping Food Safe, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
Handling food at different instances:
Enhancing Visitors Experiences At Artisan Businesses: A Case Study Of The Économusée® Business Model In British Columbia, 2018 Vancouver Island University
Enhancing Visitors Experiences At Artisan Businesses: A Case Study Of The Économusée® Business Model In British Columbia, John Predyk, Nicole L. Vaugeois
TTRA Canada 2018 Conference
ÉCONOMUSÉE© is a non-profit organization founded in 1992 in Quebec, Canada which now includes over 70 Artisans from across Canada and Europe. The model promotes the preservation of traditional knowledge and local entrepreneurship by utilizing cultural tourism to showcase artisans and encourage the consumption of locally produced artisanal products. This study was completed in order to provide data on the growth and effectiveness of the ÉCONOMUSÉE program in British Columbia since it was first introduced in 2012. This paper highlights the results of the impact of the model on overall visitor experience. At this point in time, it appears that ...
The Politics Of Service: Affectivity, Social Relations, And The Power Of Tipping In The Restaurant Industry, 2018 The Graduate Center, City University of New York
The Politics Of Service: Affectivity, Social Relations, And The Power Of Tipping In The Restaurant Industry, Jacqueline A. Ross
All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects
The #MeToo movement and the growing spotlight on sexual harassment and misconduct has increasingly brought industries and individuals into the public eye. The restaurant industry is one such industry to receive this spotlight. While most of the coverage has stemmed from celebrities, the misconduct of celebrity chefs has been paralleled by the stories of servers and their customers. The NY Times published several articles on harassment in the restaurant industry and some specifically focusing on the abuses that tipped workers face. Often these workers were women. When asked about experiences of harassment, responses were often that servers felt that they ...
Digesting Democracy: A Theoretical Analysis Of American Food Regimes, 2018 The Graduate Center, City University of New York
Digesting Democracy: A Theoretical Analysis Of American Food Regimes, Angela R. Moore
All Dissertations, Theses, and Capstone Projects
This analysis will explore the theoretical underpinnings of the neoliberal food regime in relation to American democracy, and how an alternative food regime of food sovereignty may help to expand American democracy. The latter regime has an integrative approach to promote democracy through realigning the food system with collective decisions at its base instead of distancing the people from food and providing the opportunity for a self-ruling demos to collectively govern. Food sovereignty with its processes of participation, community responsibility, and self-determinism may challenge the current American democracy by using the framework of food regime theory. In the conclusion of ...
Report On The Oxford Symposium On Food And Cookery 2018, 2018 Dublin Institute of Technology
Report On The Oxford Symposium On Food And Cookery 2018, Anke Klitzing
The annual Oxford Symposium on Food and Cookery brings together food scholars from different disciplines, but predominantly in history and humanities. However, while continuing its tradition of more than 30 years in food studies, this international gathering also looks to the future, with several activities in the realm of Digital Humanities linked to the conference and its participants.
The Social Construction Of Understanding & Neoliberal Multiculturalism: Analysis And Critique Of The Peruvian Moratorium Gmos, 2018 Illinois State University
The Social Construction Of Understanding & Neoliberal Multiculturalism: Analysis And Critique Of The Peruvian Moratorium Gmos, T. W. Dondanville
Stevenson Center for Community and Economic Development to Stevenson Center for Community and Economic Development—Student Research
No abstract provided.
A Land Not Forgotten: Indigenous Food Security & Land-Based Practices In Northern Ontario By Michael A. Robidoux And Courtney W. Mason, 2018 SUNY Nassau Community College
A Land Not Forgotten: Indigenous Food Security & Land-Based Practices In Northern Ontario By Michael A. Robidoux And Courtney W. Mason, Tonia L. Payne Ph.D.
Review of Michael A. Robidoux and Courtney W. Mason's (eds.) A Land Not Forgotten: Indigenous Food Security & Land-Based Practices in Northern Ontario.
Hunger In A Food Lover's Paradise: Understanding Food Insecurity In Singapore, 2018 Lien Centre for Social Innovation
Hunger In A Food Lover's Paradise: Understanding Food Insecurity In Singapore, Emma Glendinning, Siew Ying Shee, Tania Nagpaul, Jinwen Chen
Lien Centre for Social Innovation: Research
This report provides a deeper understanding of the food insecurity situation in Singapore. Food insecurity refers to the lack of physical and/or economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food. The report sheds light on those experiencing food insecurity and the factors affecting this experience. In addition, it identifies gaps in food support provision and makes recommendations on how these gaps might be filled for a smoother and targeted food support distribution system.
July 2018 (Issue 2) : Immunity And Diet, 2018 Aga Khan University
July 2018 (Issue 2) : Immunity And Diet, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
- Factors that may affect your immune system
- Healthy lifestyle hacks
- What can I do to maintain a strong immune system?
Integrating Environmental And Social Sustainability Into Performance Evaluation: A Balanced Scorecard-Based Grey-Danp Approach For The Food Industry, Gazi M. Duman, Murat Taskaynatan, Elif Kongar, Kurt A. Rosentrater
Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Publications
In addition to retaining high levels of customer satisfaction, sustainability of businesses is also heavily reliant on the efficiency of their internal and external processes. Continuous performance evaluations using key performance metrics to leverage operations are essential in maintaining a sustainable business while achieving growth objectives for revenue and profitability. Traditionally, companies have considered various financial criteria, quality characteristics, and targeted levels of service as their primary factors for performance evaluation. However, increasing environmental and social awareness and accompanying governmental legislations are now requiring companies to integrate these two aspects into their performance evaluations. With this motivation, this study proposes ...
July 2018 (Issue 1) : Nutrition Myths And Facts, 2018 Aga Khan University
July 2018 (Issue 1) : Nutrition Myths And Facts, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
- Myth: Carbohydrates are bad for you
- Fact: Your body needs carbohydrates hence keep complex carbs like fruits and whole wheat bread on your menu
- Myth: Fad diets work and can help you lose weight in a couple of weeks
- Fact: Fad diets do not work but a healthy lifestyle does
- Myth: Certain foods can burn fat and help you lose weight
- Fact: No food can help your body burn fat or help you lose weight. Controlling your calorie intake can however help you maintain weight
- Myth: Skipping meals is an effective way to lose weight
- Fact: Skipping meals does not ...
Techno-Economic Analysis (Tea) Of Extruded Aquafeeds, 2018 Sokoine University of Agriculture
Techno-Economic Analysis (Tea) Of Extruded Aquafeeds, Rashid Suleiman, Kurt A. Rosentrater
Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Publications
The worldwide decline and overexploitation of ocean fisheries stocks had provided an incentive for the rapid growth of aquaculture. The aquaculture industry has been recognized as the fastest-growing food production system globally, with a 10% increase in production per year and is one of the most reliable and sustainable growth markets for manufactured feeds. Extrusion technology has been extensively used in the modern aquatic feed manufacturing, due to nutritional, physical properties improvements and cost effectiveness of feeds. Cost related to aquatic feed remains the biggest challenge, especially for small-scale producers. In order to understand costs and potential breakeven points, a ...
Law Library Blog (July 2018): Legal Beagle's Blog Archive, 2018 Roger Williams University
Law Library Blog (July 2018): Legal Beagle's Blog Archive, Roger Williams University School Of Law
Law Library Newsletters/Blog
No abstract provided.
Remembering Forgotten Foods: A Collaborative Project, 2018 SIT Study Abroad
Remembering Forgotten Foods: A Collaborative Project, Azher Jaweed, Sophia Alhadeff, Claire Roberts, Avery Perkins
Independent Study Project (ISP) Collection
Our final project aimed to validate indigenous knowledge and empower younger generations about their rich, organic farming practices while also debunking the stereotypes of American food culture. Additionally, we aimed to reverse the sense of inferiority about agricultural practices in Sikkim amongst young people. The first component will consist of a cooking activity focused around forgotten foods. The second part of the project compares the preparation process of two dishes– one made in Sikkim and the other from the United States. The first poster compares a traditional Himalayan dish with a typical American dish. The second compares the sourcing of ...
Unearthing The Truth About (Dirt) Soil, 2018 DePaul University
Unearthing The Truth About (Dirt) Soil
A multifaceted article that looks at soil and its relationship to agriculture and urban farming, mitigating food deserts, climate change and public health.
June 2018 (Issue 1) : Keeping Fit During Ramadan, 2018 Aga Khan University
June 2018 (Issue 1) : Keeping Fit During Ramadan, Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
- Keep yourself hydrated
- Manage your weight
- Eating out during Ramadan
- Choose Healthy