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Food Systems Research, selected

$3,028,000+ in grant funding as PI and Co-PI

Indiana Alternative Farmers

Images and Voices

Selling Local: Why Local Food Movements Matter  

Jennifer Meta Robinson and 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 

Jennifer Meta Robinson and 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.

Jennifer Meta Robinson. 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.

Farmers' Markets, CSAs, and the Privilege in Eating Local.

James R. Farmer, Charles Chancellor, Jennifer M. Robinson, Stephanie West & Melissa Weddell (2014) Agrileisure, Journal of Leisure Research, 46:3, 313-328, DOI: 10.1080/00222216.2014.11950328

Soil as Home

​My creative writing in sense of place.  

Awarded an Indiana Arts Commission grant


The IU Campus Farm

Affiliated Faculty





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