Food Systems Research, selected


$62,000 in grant funding as PI

$2,966,000+ in grant funding as Co-PI


NEW and in DRAFT form!

INDIANA FARMING: A Pictorial History of the Wisdom of Food Practice and Provisioning
Images and Voices

Selling Local: Why Local Food Movements Matter  

With James Farmer. Indiana University Press, 2017

Why Local, Why Now?--Chapter 1

Growing Capacity--Chapter 5

Systems Approach--Chapter 6

The Farmers' Market Book: Growing Food, Cultivating Community 

With J.A. Hartenfeld (2007)

Best Books of Indiana finalist

The Bloomington Farmers' Market--Chapter 3

Market Customers--Chapter 4

Market Vendors--Chapter 5

Market Generations--Chapter 6

New Farms, New Farmers--Chapter 7

Market Futures--Chapter 8


Teaching Environmental Literacy

Eds. Heather Reynolds, Eduardo Brondizio, and Jennifer Robinson (2012)

Using Authentic Science in Climate Change Education 

Rebecca Jordan, Amanda E. Sorensen b, Rachael Shwomb, Jennifer Meta Robinsonc, Cynthia Isenhourd, Steven Graye, Mary Nuccif, and Diane Ebert-Maye. Applied Environmental Education & Communication (2018).

Integrating the Social Sciences to Enhance Climate Literacy.

Shwom, R., C. Isenhour, R. C. Jordan, A. M. McCright, J. M. Robinson. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment (2017).

Making the Land Connection: Local Food Farms and Sustainability of Place.

In The Greening of Everyday Life: Challenging Practices, Imaging Possibilities.  Ed. by Jens Kersten and John M. Meyer.  Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 2016. 198-210.

Soil as Home

​My creative writing exploration into sense of place.  

Awarded an Indiana Arts Commission grant


The IU Campus Farm

Affiliated Faculty