Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences
Faculty - Linda Berlin
Linda Berlin, PhD, Extension Assistant Profesor, Director-UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture
- PhD, Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, 2006
- MS, Community Nutrition, Cornell University, 1990
- BA, Agriculture and Human Health, The Evergreen State College, 1983
- Dr. Berlin's C.V.
- Society for Nutrition Education: Food and Nutrition Extension Educators
Area of expertise
Working across disciplines to better understand food system concerns
Office Location: 252 MLS Carrigan Wing
Office Hours: by appointment
IntroductionLinda Berlin stretches Vermonters` thinking to consider the range of factors, from personal preference to food availability and cost, that influence our every day food choices.
Professional interests:Linda Berlin`s primary interest involves working across disciplines to better understand food system concerns and to identify approaches that have the potential to achieve multiple objectives related to consumers` needs and interests, the environment, and sustainable agriculture. Her PhD dissertation research involved interviewing consumers about their attitudes and perceptions regarding organic food.
NFS 295: Hunger and Food Insecurity: From Burlington to Belize
Pintauro, S.J., S. Regimbald, S. Burczy, A. Nickerson, P.Buzzell, L.Berlin. 2011. Evaluation of a Nutrition and Health Educational Online Computer Program for Older Adults. Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences. 1:117
Berlin, L., R. Schattman, J. Hamilton. 2011. Working towards the Common Table: How Vermont Addresses Social Justice and Food Access with Local Food and Why it Matters. Opportunities for Agriculture Working Paper Series 2(5). Food Systems Research Collaborative at the University of Vermont Center for Rural Studies.
Conner, D., E. Kahler, L. Berlin, D. Hoffer. 2011. Economic Opportunity in Local Food Systems: Baselines and Tagets. Opportunities for Agriculture Working Paper Series 2(1). Food Systems Research Colloborative at the University of Vermont Center for Rural Studies.
Schattman, R., V. Nickerson, L. Berlin, E. Kahler, H. Pipino. 2010. Dissolving the Double Bind: Strategies for Expanding Food Access and Developing Vermont’s Local Food System. Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund.
Berlin, L., L. Bortree, K. Flynn. 2009. Nurturing Families’ Appetite for Fruits and Vegetables. Vermont WIC 2005-2008 Special Projects Grant final report. (44 pgs.)
Berlin, L., R. Bell, W. Lockeretz. 2009. Purchasing foods produced on organic, small and local farms: A mixed method analysis of New England consumers. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems 24(4):267-275.
Berlin, L., K. Norris, J. Kolodinsky, A. Nelson. 2009. Farm to School: Implications for Child Nutrition. Opportunities for Agriculture Working Paper Series 1(1). Food Systems Research Collaborative at the University of Vermont Center for Rural Studies.
- Jean Harvey-Berino, Chair
- Lyndon Carew
- Catherine Donnelly
- Mingruo Guo
- Rachel K. Johnson
- Paul S. Kindstedt
- Stephen S. Pintauro
- Jane K. Ross
- Amy Trubek
- Robert S. Tyzbir