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Alan has been active publishing research for academic and practitioner audiences throughout his career. Each of Alan’s publications, including some which are difficult to find elsewhere, are introduced with a brief overview. (* = peer-
Civic Engagement in Food System Governance: A Comparative Perspective of American and British Local Food Movements
Alan R. Hunt, October 2015. Routledge. (original book proposal peer-
A comparison of how local food advocates interacted with national-
Civic Engagement in Food Systems Governance: A Comparative Perspective of American and English Local Food Movements (doctoral thesis)
Hunt, A. R., July 2013. Newcastle University (UK), School of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Development, Centre for Rural Economy. Supervisors: Liz Oughton, Jane Midgely, and Philip Lowe.
The thesis presents detailed background information, including extended quotations from reports and interviews and interview and case study methodologies.
*More Than Counting Beans: Adapting USDA Data Collection Practices To Track Marketing Channel Diversification
Hunt, A. R., & Matteson, G., September 2012. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, Vol. 2(4).
Marketing channels, rather than distance-
The Emergence of Retail Agriculture: Its Outlook, Capital Needs, and Role in Supporting Young, Beginning, and Small Farmers
Hunt, A. R., & Matteson, G., September 2010. Revised: August 2012. prepared for the Farm Credit Council.
The report collects and summarizes national-
Would more media campaigning secure more policy wins?
Hunt, A. R., June 2011. US-
A comparison of American and British advocacy styles in local food policy, summarizing first-
*Consumer interactions and influences on farmers' market vendors.
Hunt, A. R., March 2007. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, Vol. 22 (1).
By surveying producers and consumers at 8 Maine farmers markets, it was possible to show the statistically significant influence of producer-
Conserving the Agricultural Landscape through Farmers’ Markets (Master’s thesis) Hunt, A. R., April 2005. Duke University (USA), Nicholas School of the Environment. Supervisor: Randy Kramer.
Provides detailed reporting of the market-
Memo Consumer Survey Producer Survey
Preserving the Economic Viability of the Agricultural Landscape: A Contingent Valuation Study of Locally Produced Beef concerning Consumer Demand, Community Identity, and Perceptions of Locality (Undergraduate thesis)
Hunt, A. R., March 2003. Bates College (USA). Supervisor: Lynne Lewis.
Consumer surveys at the Portland, Maine public market were utilized to estimate the Willingness To Pay for locally produced beef.
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