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Jillian Bernardini, a graduating senior at Wagner College, used this Power Point slideshow in delivering her senior thesis presentation.

Jillian Bernardini, a graduating senior at Wagner College, used this Power Point slideshow in delivering her senior thesis presentation.

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    Jillian Bernardini, Anthropology Jillian Bernardini, Anthropology Presentation Transcript

    • Healthy Food Access in New York City: Low-Income Families Living in Food Deserts and the Role of Alternative Food Networks
      Grant Proposal, Spring 2010
      Jillian Bernardini
      Wagner College
    • What is a food desert?
      Lack fresh foods
      Supermarket redlining
      Food insecurity
      Low-income families affected most
    • How are food deserts formed?
      Fresh food availability
      Physical barriers
      Public transportation and accessibility
      Time and money constraints
    • Consequences of food deserts:
      Unhealthy environment
      Limited food options:
      what’s available?
      Poor health
      Higher rate of lifestyle diseases
    • Alternative Food Networks (AFNs)
      Farmers’ markets
      Community supported agriculture (CSA)
      Community gardens
      Food cooperatives
    • Social Space and Praxis
      Gramsci’s ideological hegemony
      Practice theory/role of the individual
      Habitus (Bourdieu)
      Move food access to community level
    • Research Objectives
      Decrease food access = increase costs (time, money, disease)
      Reliance on convenience stores and fast foods
    • Research Objectives, cont.
      Foods purchased will affect health negatively
      Assume no other alternatives
      AFNs as a solution
    • Method and Research Plan, part 1
      Resource mapping
      Two locations; categorized by type, cost, and what is purchased
      Locate public transportation and access
    • Method and Research Plan, part 2
      Ethnographic interviews
      Open-ended questions with food shoppers, AFN members, and AFN employees
    • Method and Research Plan, part 3
      Participant-Observation
      Greenmarket, GrowNYC: type of AFN
      Relationships with key informants
    • Significance
      Benefits from a food desert?
      Annual cost of diet-related diseases
      Public health
      Level of income
      Awareness
      Benefits from AFNs
    • Thank you