2014 Bookshelf

Overview | Schedule | Pre-Conference Sessions  
Plenaries | Workshops | Workgroup Sessions  
Presenter Bios 
| Sponsorship  | Bookshelf
People of Color Caucus | Keynote Speaker Jim Hightower 


We recommended conference presenters and attendees read the top six starred items prior to the conference.  It's a great idea to read them now if you haven't!

Building the Case for Racial Equity in the Food System ****

Implicit-Bias: The State of the Science 2014 ****

The Case for Reparations ****

Reporting on the Land Grant Stakeholder Rule: A Commentary from Northeast U.S.****
Report Appendix
By Kathryn Z. Ruhf, NESAWG Senior Fellow and writer; Sue Ellen Johnson, Researcher and writer; Miranda Smith, Editor; Forward by Vernon Grubinger, Director, Center for Sustainable Agriculture University of Vermont, 2006

It Takes a Region: Exploring a Regional Food Systems Approach****
By Kathryn Ruhf and Kate Clancy, September 2010

A Valuable Reputation, The New Yorker, Feb. 10, 2014, by Rachel Aviv. ****

New England Food Policy: Building a Sustainable Food System
By American Farmland Trust, Conservation Law Foundation, Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Working Group, March 2014

The Business Case for Racial Equity 

Equity is the Superior Growth Model 

The Color of Food

Explaining White Privilege to a Broke White Person

Racing to Justice

The New Jim Crow

How Opportunity is Deeply Racialized (Video: 2 min., 59 sec.)