Journal Club 4: A Plate Waste Evaluation of the Farm to School Program

Journal Club 4: A Plate Waste Evaluation of the Farm to School Program

October 22, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Eastern



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About the Webinar

Program evaluation is an important part of determining any intervention’s success. In this presentation, we will discuss the study design and methodologies used to evaluate a new farm-to-school program. Specifically, the benefits and drawbacks of the quarter-waste method will be discussed within the context of evaluating school-level nutrition interventions.

Related JNEB article. 

About the Presenter

Jaclyn D. Kropp, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Florida
Dr. Jaclyn Kropp is an associate professor in the Food and Resource Economics Department at the University of Florida. She earned her Ph.D. in Applied Economics and Management from Cornell University in 2008. Her research focuses on issues related to agricultural policy and program evaluation. She is particularly interested in the link between food assistance program participation and child nutrition.

Education Benefits

Participants of this webinar will receive 1 CEU for live attendance. The webinar provides information on the following CDR Learning Need Codes:

4010 - Community intervention, monitoring, and evaluation
8110 - School foodservice
9020 - Evaluation and application of research