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Ferrer, MCR, and EG Fonsah. “Local Food Impacts on Health and Nutrition.” Meeting, July 24-26. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Georgia, 2011. http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/bitstream/103664/2/Ferrer_AAEA Paper 2011.pdf.
Kerton, Sarah, and a. John Sinclair. “Buying Local Organic Food: A Pathway to Transformative Learning.” Agriculture and Human Values 27, no. 4 (August 4, 2009): 401–413. http://www.springerlink.com/index/10.1007/s10460-009-9233-6.
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Ver Ploeg, Michele and Vince Breneman, “Food Access Research Atlas,” last modified May 8, 2013, http://www.ers.usda.gov/data-products/food-access-research-atlas.aspx.
Area population, 2013
U.S. Bureau of the Census, Population Estimates Program (PEP). Updated annually. http://www.census.gov/popest/index.html. Census Bureau, 2010 Census of Population, Public Law 94-171 Redistricting Data File. Updated every 10 years. http://factfinder2.census.gov.
Population with inadequate fruit and vegetable consumption, 2010
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Laboratory Services. Overview: BRFSS 2010 http://www.cdc.gov/brfss/annual_data/annual_2010.htm.
Diabetes rate, 2011
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Division of Health Interview Statistics, data from the National Health Interview Survey. Statistical analysis by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Division of Diabetes Translation. http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/atlas/countydata/atlas.html.
Obesity rate, 2011
CDC’s Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), and data from the U.S. Census Bureau’s Population Estimates Program. http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/atlas/countydata/atlas.html.
Proportion of population employed in food service, 2013
United States Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (Annual Averages). http://www.bls.gov/cew/.
Annual Wages per Foodservice Employee, 2013
Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages – Bureau of Labor Statistics. Private, NAICS 722 Food Services and drinking places Annual Averages. http://www.bls.gov/cew/.
Proportion of population below poverty level, 2012
US Census Bureau State and County QuickFacts. U. S. Census Bureau, American Community Survey, 5-Year Estimates. Updated every year. http://factfinder2.census.gov.
Average Weekly Wages, 2013
Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages—Bureau of Labor Statistics. Private, All Industries. Private, NAICS 722 (Food Services and Drinking Places), 1111 (Oilseed and Grain Farming), 1112 (Vegetable and Melon Farming), 1113 (Fruit and Tree Nut Farming), 1141 (Food Crops Grown Under Cover), 112 (Animal Production and Aquaculture), 311 (Food Manufacturing), and 3121 (Beverage Manufacturing). Annual Averages, All Establishment Sizes. http://www.bls.gov/cew/.
Proportion of households receiving SNAP, 2012
Participation counts at the county level are provided primarily by the Small Area Income & Poverty Estimates program of the U.S. Census Bureau. According to the Census Bureau’s website, the Census Bureau obtains raw data from the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), USDA. For most States, the Census Bureau uses counts of participants for the month of July, although some States can provide data only for other reference periods. http://www.census.gov/did/www/saipe/.
All farm and agricultural data
United States Department of Agriculture. 2007 Census of Agriculture. Edited by Cynthia Clark. National Agricultural Statistics Service. National Agricultural Statistics Service, 2009. http://www.agcensus.usda.gov/Publications/2007/Full_Report/index.asp.
United States Department of Agriculture. 2012 Census of Agriculture. Edited by Tom Vilsack and Cynthia Clark. National Agricultural Statistics Service. National Agricultural Statistics Service, 2014. http://www.agcensus.usda.gov/Publications/2012/#full_report.
Appalachian Grown farms and businesses, 2015
ASAP private database
Proportion of county’s total lands that are in farms
US Census Bureau State and County QuickFacts and United States Department of Agriculture. 2012 Census of Agriculture. Edited by Tom Vilsack and Cynthia Clark. National Agricultural Statistics Service. National Agricultural Statistics Service, 2014. http://www.agcensus.usda.gov/Publications/2012/#full_report.
Grocery stores/1,000 pop , 2011
Store data are from the U.S. Census Bureau, County Business Patterns,
(http://www.census.gov/econ/cbp/index.html) and obtained through the Food Environment Atlas.
Full service restaurants/1,000 pop , 2011
Restaurant data are from the U.S. Census Bureau, County Business Patterns (http://www.census.gov/econ/cbp/index.html) and Population data are from the U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates, (http://www.census.gov/popest/index.html). Data was obtained through the Food Environment Atlas. http://www.ers.usda.gov/data-products/food-environment-atlas.aspx.
Total farmers markets, 2014
USDA Agricultural Marketing Service Farmers Market Search. http://search.ams.usda.gov/farmersmarkets/.