Publications

Publications

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2017

A mixed methods approach to understanding farmer and technical service provider perceptions of climate change and adaptation in Vermont, United States

Schattman, R.E., V.E. Méndez, S.C. Merrill & A. Zia |

Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems (in press)

Integrating Agroecology and Participatory Action Research (PAR): Lessons from Central America

Méndez, V.E., M. Caswell, S.R. Gliessman and R. Cohen | Download Attachment

Sustainability 9(5): 705. link: http://www.mdpi.com/2071-1050/9/5/705

2016

Assessing resilience in coffee-dependent communities of Honduras, Nicaragua and Haiti

Caswell, M., V.E. Méndez, J. Hayden, J. Anderzén, A. Cruz, P. Merritt, V. Izzo, S. Castro and M. Fernandez | December 31, 2016 |

Research Report. Agroecology and Rural Livelihoods Group (ARLG), University of Vermont. Burlington, VT, U.S.A.

Assessing resilience in coffee-dependent communities of Honduras, Nicaragua and Haiti

Caswell, M., V.E. Méndez, J. Hayden, J. Anderzén, P. Merritt, A. Cruz, V. Izzo, S. Castro, J. Wiegel, A. Ospina and M. Fernandez | Download Attachment

Agroecology and Rural Livelihoods Group (ARLG), University of Vermont & Lutheran World Relief (LWR). ARLG/LWR Research Brief #5.

Análisis de la resiliencia en las comunidades dependientes del café en Honduras, Nicaragua y Haití

Caswell, M., V.E. Méndez, J. Hayden, J. Anderzén, P. Merritt, A. Cruz, V. Izzo, S. Castro, J. Wiegel, A. Ospina and M. Fernandez | Download Attachment

Agroecology and Rural Livelihoods Group (ARLG), University of Vermont & Lutheran World Relief (LWR). Informe de Investigación ARLG/LWR #5.

Agroecology, food sovereignty and urban agriculture in the U.S.

Fernandez, M., V.E. Méndez, T. Mares & R. Schattman | Download Attachment

In V.E. Méndez, C.M. Bacon, R. Cohen & S.R. Gliessman (eds) Agroecology: a transdisciplinary, participatory and action-oriented approach. Advances in Agroecology Series. CRC Press/Taylor and Francis.

Introduction: agroecology as a transdisciplinary, participatory and action-oriented approach

Méndez, V.E., C.M. Bacon and R. Cohen | Download Attachment

In V.E. Méndez, C.M. Bacon, R. Cohen & S.R. Gliessman (eds) Agroecology: a transdisciplinary, participatory and action-oriented approach. Advances in Agroecology Series. CRC Press/Taylor and Francis.

California’s drought as opportunity: Redesigning agriculture for a changing climate

Morris, K.S. and G. Bucini |

Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene 4: 000142. doi: 10.12952/journal.elementa.000142

Agroecology and climate change resilience in smallholder coffee agroecosystems of Central America

Morris, K.S., V.E. Méndez, M. Van Zonneveld , A. Gerlicz and M. Caswell | Download Attachment

ARLG Research Brief #4. Agroecology and Rural Livelihoods Group (ARLG). Burlington, Vermont, U.S.A.

Agroecology: a transdisciplinary, participatory and action-oriented approach.

Méndez, V.E., C.M. Bacon, R. Cohen and S.R. Gliessman (Eds.) |

Advances in Agroecology Series. CRC Press/Taylor and Francis.

Improving access to vegetable seeds for resilient family farms in Costa Rica.

Hethcote, L., M. van Zonneveld , W. Solano, V.E. Méndez and N. Vasquez |

Farming Matters, April: 14-17

Farmer perceptions of climate change risk and associated on-farm management strategies in Vermont, Northeastern United States.

Schattman, R.E., D. Conner and V.E. Méndez |

Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene 4: 000131.doi: 10.12952/journal.elementa.000131

2015

New pathways to sustainability in agroecological systems

Salvador, R.J. & V.E.Méndez (Guest Editors) |

Elementa Special Forum. Elementa: science of the anthropocene 3: in progress

Shade tree diversity, carbon sequestration, and epiphyte presence in coffee agroecosystems: a decade of smallholder management in San Ramón, Nicaragua

Goodall, K.E., C.M. Bacon & V.E. Méndez | Download Attachment

Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 199:200-206

Vermont agricultural resilience in a changing climate: A transdisciplinary and participatory action research (PAR) process

Schattman, R., V.E. Méndez, K. Westdjik, M. Caswell, D. Conner, C. Koliba, A. Zia, S. Hurley, C. Adair, L. Berlin and H. Darby | Download Attachment

pp. 325-346. In N. Benkeblia (Ed.) Agroecology, ecosystems, and sustainability. CRC Press/Taylor and Francis: Boca Raton, FL.

Exlusion nettting for managing spotted wing Drosophila on berry farms in the Northeastern United States.

Schattman, R., V. Izzo, Y.H. Chen | Download Attachment

ARLG Research Brief # 3. Agroecology and Rural Livelihoods Group (ARLG), University of Vermont: Burlington, VT.

Farmer’s engagement with community food insecurity: approaches, perspectives and implications for Extension

Schattman, R., L. Berlin, F.F. Bochner, & M. Lawrence |

Journal of Extension 53 (4): 4FEA2.

2014

Explaining the ‘hungry farmer paradox’: Smallholders and fair trade cooperatives navigate seasonality and change in Nicaragua’s corn and coffee markets

Bacon, C., W.A. Sundstrom, M.A. Flores-Gomez, V.E. Méndez, R. Santos, B. Goldoftas and I. Dougherty | Download Attachment

Global Environmental Change 25: 133-149

Shade Coffee: Update on a Disappearing Refuge for Biodiversity

Jha, S., C.M. Bacon, S.M. Philpott, V. Ernesto Méndez, P. Läderach and R.A. Rice |

Bioscience 64(5): 416-428. doi: 10.1093/biosci/biu038 pdf

Geographic variation in winter hardiness of a common agricultural pest, Leptinotarsa decemlineata, the Colorado potato beetle

Izzo V.M., D.J. Hawthorne, Y.H. Chen |

Evolutionary Ecology Volume 28, Issue 3, pp 505–520

Geographic variation in winter hardiness of a common agricultural pest, Leptinotarsa decemlineata, the Colorado potato beetle

Victor M. Izzo, D.J. Hawthorne, Y.H. Chen |

Evolutionary Ecology (2014) 28: 505 | doi:10.1007/s10682-013-9681-8

Climate change resilience on Vermont farms: a research report for service providers. ARLG Research Brief # 2.

Schattman, R.E., H.M. Aitken, V.E. Méndez & M. Caswell | Download Attachment

ARLG Research Brief # 2. Agroecology and Rural Livelihoods Group (ARLG), University of Vermont: Burlington, VT.

Agroecological risk and resilience screening tool: guidance for considering agroecological impact of agriculture interventions and identifying opportunities to build resilience in food systems

Scarborough, G., V.E. Méndez and A. Bisson | Download Attachment

Mercy Corps: Portland, OR.

2013

‘Los meses flacos’: seasonal food insecurity in a Salvadoran organic coffee farming cooperative

Morris, K.S., V.E. Méndez and M.B. Olson | Download Attachment

Journal of Peasant Studies 40(2): 457-480

Conventional food plot management in an organic coffee cooperative: explaining the paradox

Morris, K.S. Méndez, V.E. Lovell, S.T. Olson, M. | Download Attachment

Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems 37(7): 762-787

2012

Cultivation of maize landraces by small-scale shade coffee farmers in western El Salvador

Olson, M.B., K.S. Morris and V.E. Méndez | Download Attachment

Agricultural Systems 111: 63-74. doi: 10.1016/j.agsy.2012.05.005

1996

Analisis agroecologico de huertos caseros tradicionales en Nicaragua (Agroecological analysis of traditional homegardens in Nicaragua).

Méndez, E. & R. Lok | January 1, 1996 | Download Attachment