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2020Perceptions of nutrition education classes offered in conjunction with a community-supported agriculture intervention among low-income families. Lu, I., Hanson, K., Jilcott Pitts, S., Kolodinsky, J., Ammerman, A., Sitaker, M., . . . Seguin, R.Public Health Nutrition
2020Helping Farmers with Continuation Planning for Cost-Offset Community Supported Agriculture to Low-Income Families. Sitaker, M., McCall, M., Kolodinsky, J., Wang, W., Ammerman, A., Bulpitt, K., Jilcott Pitts, S., Hanson, K., Volpe, L., & Seguin-Fowler, R.Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development
2020Poetic Expressions of Transdisciplinary Food Systems Collaborations.Heiss, S., Daigle, K., & Kolodinsky, J.Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development
2020Farm Fresh Food Boxes: A pilot that examined relationships in value chain partnerships. Greco, L, Kolodinsky, J., Sitaker, M., Chase, L., Conner, D., Estrin, H., Smith, D., & Van Soelen Kim, J.Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development
2020Introduction to the Special Issue: More Than Value$ in the Food System. Tobin, D., Belarmino, E., & Kolodinsky, J.Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development
2020Making Community Supported Agriculture Accessible to Low-Income Families: findings from the Farm Fresh Foods for Healthy Kids Process Evaluation.Garner, Jennifer, Stephanie B Jilcot Pitts, Karla L Hanson, Alice S Ammerman, Jane Kolodinsky, Marilyn Sitaker, and Rebecca A Seguin-FowlerTranslational Behavioral Medicine
2020Attitudes, Knowledge and Purchase Behaviors: Industrial Hemp in Vermont.Kolodinsky, Jane, Hannah LaCasse and Kati GallagherSustainability
2020Balancing social values with economic realities: Farmer experience with cost-offset community supported agriculture.Sitaker, M., McCall, M., Belarmino, E. H., Wang, W., Kolodinsky, J. M., McGuirt, J. T., Ammermans, A. S., Jilcott Pitts, S. B., & Seguin-Fowler, R. A.Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems and Community Development
2020Food Systems Disruptions: Turning a Threat into an Opportunity for Local Food SystemsKolodinsky, J., M. Sitaker, L. Chase, D. Smith and W. WangJournal of Agriculture, Food Systems and Community Development
2019Knowledge, Attitudes, Beliefs and Behaviors regarding Fruits and Vegetables among Cost‐offset Community‐Supported Agriculture (CSA) Applicants, Purchasers, and a Comparison Sample.Hanson, Karla, Leah C Volpe, Jane Kolodinsky, Grace Hwang; Weiwei Wang, Stephanie B Jilcott Pitts, Marilyn Sitaker, MS, Alice S Ammerman, Rebecca A SeguinNutrients
2019A mixed-methods examination of the geospatial and sociodemographic context of a direct-to-consumer food system innovation. McGuirt, Jared, Marilyn Sitaker, Stephanie Jilcott Pitts, Alice Ammerman, Jane Kolodinsky, and Rebecca SeguinJournal of Agriculture, Food Systems and Community Development
2019Spatial considerations for implementing two direct-to-consumer food models in two states. Sitaker,Marilyn, Jared McGuirt, Weiwei Wang, Jane Kolodinsky, Rebecca SeguinSustainability
2018Knowledge and experience related to community supported agriculture and local foods among nutrition educators. Seguin RA, McGuirt JT, Jilcott Pitts SB, Garner J, Hanson KL, Kolodinsky J, Sitaker M.Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition.
2018Rural Corner Store Owners’ Perceptions of Stocking Healthier Foods in Response to Proposed Changes to the United States’ Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Retailer Rule.Lindsey Haynes-Maslow, Isabel Osborne, Stephanie Jilcott Pitts, Marilyn Sitaker, Carmen Byker Shanks, Lucia Leone, Adriana Maldonado, Jared McGuirt, Lauri Andress, Lisa Bailey-Davis, Barbara Baquero, Jane Kolodinsky, Brian Lo, Emily Morgan, Rebecca Seguin, Alice AmmermanFood Policy
2018Examining the effect of sampling a vegetable-focused entrée on school lunch participation, a pilot studyPope, Elizabeth, E. Roche, C. B. Morgan, and J. KolodinskyPreventive Medicine Reports
2018Fruit and Vegetable Preferences and Practices may Hinder Participation in Community Supported Agriculture among Low-income Rural Families.Hanson, Karla, Jennifer Garner, Leah M. Connor, Stephanie B. Jilcott Pitts, Jared McGuirt, Raiven Harris, Jane Kolodinsky, Weiwei Wang, Marilyn Sitaker, Alice Ammerman and Rebecca A. SeguinJournal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.
2018How did Consumers use Mandatory Genetic Engineering (GE) Labels? Evidence from Vermont.Kolodinsky, Jane, Sean Morris and Orest PazuniakAgriculture and Human Values.
2018Arguments used in public comments to support or oppose the USDA's minimum stocking requirements in 2016: A content analysis.Kolodinsky, Jane and Lusk, JasonScience Advances
2018Arguments used in public comments to support or oppose the USDA's minimum stocking requirements in 2016: A content analysis.Haynes-Maslow, Lindsey; Andress, Lauri; Pitts, Stephanie Jilcott; Osborne, Isabel; Baquero, Barbara; Bailey-Davis, Lisa; Byker-Shanks, Carmen; Houghtailing, Bailey, Kolodinsky, Jane; Lo, Brian; Morgan, Emily; Piltch, Emily; Prewitt, Elaine; Senguin, Rebecca; Ammerman, Alice.Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
2018Gaining and Maintaining a Competitive Edge: Evidence from CSA Members and Farmers on Local Food Marketing StrategiesEmily H. Morgan, Michelle M. Severs, Karla L. Hanson, Jared McGuirt, Florence Becot, Weiwei Wang, Jane Kolodinsky, Marilyn Sitaker, Stephanie B. Jilcott Pitts, Alice Ammerman and Rebecca A. SeguinSustainability
2018The Perceived Influence of Cost-Offset Community Supported Agriculture on Food Access Among Low-Income FamiliesWhite, Michelle J., Stephanie B. Jilcott Pitts, Jared T. Mcguirt, Karla L.Hanson, Jane Kolodinsky, Emily H. Morgan, Weiwei Wang, Marilyn Sitaker, Alice S. Ammerman, and Rebecca A. SeguinPublic Health Nutrition
2018Growing Apples for the cider industry in the U.S. Northern Climate of Vermont: Does the Math add up?Becot, F., Bradshaw, T and Conner, DActaHort
2018Small-and Medium-Scale New England Produce Growers’ Knowledge, Attitudes and Implementation of On-farm Food Safety PracticesLori F. Pivarnik, Nicole L. Richard, Diane Wright-Hirsch, Florence Becot, David Conner, Jason ParkerFood Protection Trends
2018Can a Shift in the Purchase of Local Foods by Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Recipients Impact the Local Economy? Becot, F., Sitaker, M., Kolodinsky, J., Morgan, E., Wang, W., Garner, J., Ammerman, A., Jilcott Pitts, S., and Seguin, R.  Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems
2018Health Insurance and National Farm PolicyInwood, S., A. Knudson, F.A. Becot, B. Braun, S.J. Goetz, J.M. Kolodinsky, S. Loveridge, K. Morris, J. Parker, B. Parsons, R. Welborn, and D.E. Albrech Choices
2017Can CSA Cost-Offset Programs Improve Diet Quality for Limited Resource Families?Jane M. Kolodinsky, Marilyn Sitaker, Emily H. Morgan, Leah M. Connor, Karla L. Hanson, Florence Becot, Stephanie B. Jilcott Pitts, Alice S. Ammerman, and Rebecca A. SeguinChoices, a publication of the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association
2017Critical Reflections on the USDA Local Food Economics ToolkitConner, D. Becot, F. and Imrie, D.Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development
2017Farm Fresh Foods for Healthy Kids (F3HK):Rebecca A. Seguin, Emily H. Morgan, Karla L. Hanson, Alice S. Ammerman, Stephanie B. Jilcott Pitts,BMC Public Health
2017Do Farm-to-School Programs Create Local Economic Impacts?Florence Becot, Jane M. Kolodinsky, Erin Roche, Alexandra E. Zipparo, Linda Berlin, Erin Buckwalter, and Janet McLaughlinChoices, a publication of the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association
2017Farm Fresh Food Boxes: Increasing Food Access in Rural Communities through New Markets for Farmers and RetailersDiane Smith, Florence Becot, Julia Van Soleon Kim, Lisa Chase, Lauren Greco, Hans Estrin, Jane Kolodinsky, Erin Roche, Marily SitakerJournal of Nutrition Education and Behavior
2017Estimating the effect of mobility and food choice on obesity in a rural, northern environmentJane Kolodinsky, Erin Roche, Geoffrey Battista, Rachel JohnsonJournal of Transport Geography
2017Generating knowledge to inform regional planning for sustainability: The roles of community engagement and indicators in the ECOS ProjectHamshaw, K., Inwood, S., Kolodinsky, J., and Needle, MIn S. Kenney, B. McGrath, R. Phillips (Eds.), The Handbook of Community Development: Perspectives from Around the Globe. London: Routledge. 
2017Adults and Children participating in Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) have high fruit and vegetable consumption.Hanson, K., Kolodinsky, J., Wang, W., Morgan, E., Ammerman, A., Seguin, R.Nutrients
2017Get real: An analysis of student preference for real food.Porter, Jennifer, David Conner, Jane Kolodinsky, and Amy Trubek Agriculture and Human Values
2017A Transdisciplinary Approach to Promoting Financial Stability of Local CSA Farmers and the Health of Resource Limited Families. Kolodinsky, J., Sitaker, M., Becot, F., Connor, L., Hanson, K., Morgan, M., Jilcott Pitts, S., Ammerman, A., and Seguin R. Choices Special Issue on Transformations in Food Systems
2017Economic impact of Farm to School Programs: What we know and where are the gaps?  Becot, Florence, Jane Kolodinsky, Erin Roche, Alexandra Zipparo, Linda Berlin, Erin Buckwalter, and Janet McLaughlin Choices
2017Transforming the school environment leads to kids with good intentions.Roche, E., Kolodinsky, J., Johnson, R., Pharis, M., Banning, J. Choices Special Issue on Transformations in Food Systems
2016Assessing the Impacts of Local Hospital Food Procurement: Results from VermontBecot, F., Conner, D., Imrie, D. and Ettman, K.Journal of Foodservice Management and Education
2016Apple Market Expansion through Value-added Hard Cider Production: Current Production and Prospects in VermontBecot, F., Bradshaw, T. and Conner, D.HortTechnology
2016Community-Responsive Behavioral Health Research:  Translating Data for Public Consumption and Decision MakingCuthbertson, C., Dembélé, A.,  Leatherman, J., Loveridge, S., Tess, J., Lo, S., Stephens, B., Kolodinsky, J., Hamshaw, K., Larson Lesko, H., Dunkenberger, M., White, N., Sherrard, A., MacFarlane, C.  Community Development Practice
2016Consumer Access and Choice in Sustainable Food SystemsKolodinsky, Jane In Morath, Sarah, ed.  Farm to Fork, Akron, OH:  University of Akron Press.
2016An innovative community supported agriculture intervention to prevent childhood obesity in low-income families and strengthen local agricultural economies. Jane Kolodinsky, Marilyn Sitaker, Florence A. Becot, Leah M. Connor, Jennifer A. Garner and Jared T. McGuirtBMC Public Health
2015Increasing Local Procurement in Farm to School Programs: An Exploratory InvestigationRoche, E., Conner, D., Kolodinsky, J.Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, Papers from UVM Food Systems Summit
2015Exploring Health Care Accessibility by Rural Seniors Using A Mixed-Methods Approach.Battista, G. A., Lee, B. H., Kolodinsky, J., & Heiss, STransportation Research Record, Journal of the Transportation Research Board
2015Where do Agri-Food Entrepreneurs Learn their Job and are there Skills they wished they Learned?Becot, Florence, David Conner and Jane KolodinskyInternational Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
2015Contrasting self-reported willingness to pay and demonstrated purchase behavior for energy-saving lighting technologies in a small island developing stateReynolds, Travis, Byron T. Murray, Jane Kolodinsky, and Jillian Howella Energy for Sustainable Development.
2015Nutrition-related policy and environmental strategies to prevent obesity in rural communities: A systematic review of the literature. Calancie, Leeman, Jilcott Pitts, Kettel Khan, Fleischhacker, Evenson, Schreiner, Byker, Owens, McGuirt, Barnidge, Dean, Johnson, Kolodinsky, Piltch, Pinard, Quinn, Whetstone, Ammerman. Preventing Chronic Disease
2014Institutional Demand for Locally-Grown Food in Vermont: Marketing Implications for Producers and DistributorsFlorence Becot, David Conner, Abbie Nelson, Erin Buckwalter, and Daniel EricksonJournal of Food Distribution Research
2014Fostering the Next Generation of Agri-food Entrepreneurs in Vermont: Implications for University Based EducationConner, D. Becot, F., Kolodinsky, J., Resnicow, S. and Finley Woodruff, K.North American College of Teachers of Agriculture (NACTA) Journal
2014Measuring the Cost of Production and Pricing on Small Diversified Farms: Juggling Decisions Amidst Uncertainties.Becot, F., Conner, D., Kolodinsky, J. and Mendez, E.Journal of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers
2014Do entrepreneurial food systems innovations impact rural economies and health? Evidence and gapsSitaker, Marilyn Jane Kolodinsky, Stephanie Jilcott Pitts, and Rebecca SeguinJournal of Entrepreneurship, Special Issue on Rural Entrepreneurship
2014High School Harvest: Combining Food Service Training and Institutional ProcurementConner, D., Estrin, H., and Becot, F.Journal of Extension [On-line]
2014Food Safety [Contributor]Kolodinsky, J.Consumer Survival: An Encyclopedia of Consumer Safety and Protection
2014Food Labeling [Contributor]Kolodinsky, J.Consumer Survival: An Encyclopedia of Consumer Safety and Protection
2013It's not how far you go, it's whether you can get there: Modeling the effect of mobility on quality of life in a northern rural climateKolodinsky, J., DeSisto, T., Propen, D., Putnam, M., Roche, E., and Sawyer, W.Journal of Transport Geography
2013Measuring current consumption of locally grown foods in Vermont: Methods for baselines and targetsConner, D., Becot, F., Hoffer, D., Kahler, E., Sawyer, S., and Berlin, L.Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems and Community Development
2013Farm-to-School: Implications for Child Nutrition (PDF)Berlin, L., Kolodinsky, J., and Norris, K.Journal of School Health
2013Estimating the optimal premium rates for credential food attributes: A case study in the northeast United StatesLi, M., Wang, Q., and Kolodinsky, J.Journal of Food Distribution Research
2013Exercising Our Right to Health with Excise Taxes on Sugary BeveragesKolodinsky, J., Johnson, R., Watts, R., Heiss, S., and Moser, M.Food Politic: Journal of Food News and Culture
2012Understanding Quality of Life in a Northern Rural ClimateKolodinsky, J., Roche, E., DeSisto, T., Sawyer, W., and Propen, D.Journal of the Community Development Society
2012Eco-labeling motor-coach operators in the North American travel tour industry: analyzing the role of tour operatorsAnderson, L., Chase, L., Mastrangelo, C., Kestenbaum, D., and Kolodinsky, J.Journal of Sustainable Tourism
2012Food Labeling [Contributor]Kolodinsky, J.Encyclopedia of Consumer Safety and Protection
2012Social cognitive theory as a framework for considering farm to school programmingRoche, E., Conner, D., Kolodinsky, J., Buckwalter, E., Berlin, L., and Powers, A.Childhood Obesity
2012Costs of Food Safety Certification on Fresh Produce Farms in VermontBecot, F., Nickerson, N., Conner, D., and Kolodinsky, J.HortTechnology
2012Persistence of Health Labeling Information Asymmetry in the United States: Historical Perspectives and 21st Century ProblemsKolodinsky, J.Journal of Macromarketing
2012Walking the Talk of Food Systems at a Small Land Grant UniversityKolodinsky, J., Fukagawa, N., Roche, E., Belliveau, C., and Johnson, H.Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development (JAFSCD)
2012Food Safety [Contributor]Kolodinsky, J.Encyclopedia of Consumer Safety and Protection
2012Consumer preferences and willingness to pay for compact fluorescent lighting: Policy implications for energy efficiency promotion in Saint LuciaReynolds, T., Kolodinsky, J., and Murray, B.Energy Policy
2012A Systems Approach to Food Future Proofs the Home Economics Profession. Book ChapterKolodinsky, J.Creating Home Economics Futures: The Next 100 Years
2012You can know your school and feed it too: Vermont farmers' motivations and distribution practices in direct sales to school food servicesConner, D., King, B., Kolodinsky, J., Roche, E., Koliba, C., and Trubek, A.Agriculture and Human Values
2012The Northern Forest Canoe Trail: Economic impacts and implications for community developmentPollak, N., Chase L., Ginger C., and Kolodinsky J.Journal of Community Development
2011A Look Back and Ahead [Poster abstract]Kolodinsky, J. and DeSisto, T.P.Consumer Interests Annual
2011Overcoming Barriers To Providing Local Produce in School Lunches in Vermont (PDF)Roche, E. and Kolodinsky, J.Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development
2011Vermonters' use of tax refunds from 2007 to 2009 to improve household economic mobility through savings and asset building expenditures [Extended abstract]Schmidt, M.C. and Kolodinsky, J.Consumer Interests Annual
2011What's Time Got to Do with It? An Investigation of Obesity in Male versus Female Single Headed Households [Extended abstract]Kolodinsky, J. and Goldstein, A.Consumer Interests Annual
2011Increasing farm income and local food access: A case study of a collaborative aggregation, marketing, and distribution strategy that links farmers to markets (PDF)Schmidt, M.C., Kolodinsky, J., DeSisto, T., and Conte, F.Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development
2009DemographicsSawyer, W. and Lawson, B.Where the Great River Rises: An Atlas of the Connecticut River Watershed in Vermont and New Hampshire
2008Affect or Information? Labeling Policy and Consumer Valuation of rBST Free and Organic Characteristics of MilkKolodinsky, J.Food Policy
2007Microenterprise Development Program Success: A path analysis of factors that lead to and mediate client success.Schmidt, M.C. and J. KolodinskyJ of Developmental Entrepreneurship
2007Consumer Attitudes and Policy Directions for GM Labeling and Pollen Drift Regulation: Evidence from the 2006 Vermonter PollEsposito, V. and Kolodinsky, J.AgBio Forum
2007Short term change in attitude and motivating factors to change abusive behavior of male batterers after participating in a group intervention program based on the pro-feminist and cognitive-behavioral approach.Cranwell, M., J.Kolodinsky, G. Carsten, F. Schmidt, M. Larson, and C. MacLachlanJ of Family Violence
2006Measuring economic and social impacts of membership in a community development financial institutionKolodinsky, J., C. Stewart, A. BullardJournal of Family and Economic Issues
2006An investigation into the current use and possible future utilization of food labelingKrukowski, R., Harvey-Berino, J. Kolodinsky, R. Narsana, and T. DeSistoJournal of the American Dietetic Association
2006The effects of volunteering for non-profit organizations on social capital formation: Evidence from a statewide surveyKolodinsky, J., J. Isham, and G. KimberlyNon-Profit and Volunteer Quarterly
2006The impact of microenterprise development training on low-income clients.Schmidt, M.C., J. Kolodinsky, C. Flint, and B. WhitneyJ of Extension
2005Time price differentials in the rent-to-own industry: Implications for empowering vulnerable consumersKolodinsky, J., M. Murphy, A. Baehr, and S. LesserInternational Journal of Consumer Studies
2005A model food entrepreneur assistance and education program: The Northeast Center for Food EntrepreneurshipCranwell, M., J. Kolodinsky, C. Donnelly, and O. Padilla ZakourJ of Food Science Education
2004Influences of question wording on levels of support for genetically modified organismsKolodinsky, J. and T. DeSistoInternational Journal of Consumer Studies
2004Evaluating a domestic violence task force: methods to strengthen a community collaborationCranwell, M., J. Kolodinsky, K. Anderson, and F. SchmidtJ of Extension
2003Understanding the factors related to concerns over genetically engineered food products: are national differences real?Kolodinsky, J., T. DeSisto, and J. LabrecqueInternational Journal of Consumer Studies
2002Teens teaching internet skills: bridging the generation gap across the digital divideKolodinsky, J., M. Cranwell, and E. RoweJ of Extension