Reports & Case Studies
Regional Food Insecurity
Case Study by The Reinvestment Fund about Philly area supermarkets. TRF_CDFI_SupermarketStudy_2008.pdf
National Food Insecurity
Food System Analysis
A look inside how Detroit's Food System operates.
An analysis of Allegheny County in terms of demographics.
Food Supply Chain
This article looks at how the food supply chain operates in the Southwestern Pennsylvania Commission.
Trends & Strategies in Health & Wellness
How convenience stores operate and how they can improve to help customers.
Innovations in Local and Regional Food Systems
This report looks at the innovations in regard to transportation in local and regional food systems
Pittsburgh Annual Report
The study reported here describes a Virginia Family Nutrition Program's target population's perceptions of barriers to using a farmers market to access local foods.
found at: http://www.joe.org/joe/2015august/a3.php
How Food Systems Change
This report highlights a range of state and multi-state food system initiatives across the country and explores six cross-cutting themes. Key strategies, indicators and lessons learned are shared for each initiative. Practitioners of collaborative food system work will find this a useful overview with accessible insights into how to engage communities, coordinate multi-sector work and measure change.
Philabundance commissioned report by the Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic outlining a number of legislative strategies and regulatory opportunities that could reduce food waste. The goal of this report is to understand how to build on best practices from across the country and address the unique strengths and challenges within Pennsylvania.