This is my poster, in case the video does not want to play, the link to it is

Barriers to Change: Composting Toilets in the Urban Context

Considering the current drought, composting toilets are likely to be part of the future for urban waste management. Not only does this technology conserve the earth's resources but it can also strengthen local food systems as the health of the soil in urban environments can be restored. Compostin

Seed & plant swap at the Tijuana River Valley Community Garden!

Great Event: Satruday, April 4th,  seed & plant swap at the Tijuana River Valley Community Garden!

Time/Date: 10:00am - 12pm, Saturday, April 4, 2015
Location: 2100 Hollister Street, San Diego, CA 92154

Bring: A (vegetarian preferred) dish to share at the potluck and seeds/plants of your choice to exchange with fellow growing enthusiasts!

To learn more contact the San Diego Community Garden Network ( 

Student Access to Fruits and Vegetables

According tot he undergraduate reseacrh survey condicuted in 2012 and 2014, about 25% of UC students report having skipped meals in order to save money. This finding was indicative of a food insecurity issue on campus, and I was interested in learning how deep this food insecurity issue wan.

Food Justice: Personal Responsibility and Obesity

Globesity: Personal Responsibity vs. Corporate Liability and Governmentality.

Rough Draft. Visuals being finalized.




Curbside Compost Pickup and Public Awareness in San Diego

San Diego has some serious waste reduction goals on the horizon. In order for the city to meet these goals the public will need to be made more aware of the situation and educated on possible solutions.

Food Justice in Comparative Perspective


Allen (2012) The Good Food Revolution. Read the whole book this week, its a fast read in story telling format. This will fire up your imagination for your first assignment (writing an Urban Food Story). We will discuss it during week 3.

Alkon and Agyeman (2011) Chap. 14 by Eric Holt-Gimenez. "Food Security, Food Justice, or Food Sovereignty?: Crises, Food Movements and Regime Change."  (pp. 309-330).

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