Journal Club 7: Fruit and Vegetable Preferences and Practices May Hinder Participation in Community-Supported Agriculture Among Low-Income Rural Families

Recorded on 4/8/2019

About the Webinar

This presentation will describe factors that may influence participation in community-supported agriculture (CSA) including: 1) fruit and vegetable (FV) preferences; 2) knowledge and beliefs about FVs; 3) FV-related behaviors; and 4) knowledge of, and concerns about, CSA participation. Practices that align the needs of low-income families and farms are discussed.

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About the Presenter

Karla L. Hanson, PhD, Cornell University
Karla L. Hanson, PhD is Senior Research Associate and Senior Lecturer in the Division of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell University. Her research primarily focuses on food insecurity, and public policies affecting low-income families and children in the U.S. Currently, she is co-PI of Farm Fresh Foods for Healthy Kids (F3HK): an intervention to examine whether cost-offset (subsidized) CSAs coupled with tailored nutrition education improve dietary intake and quality among children and parents in low-income households. Dr. Hanson also teaches Introduction to Community Nutrition Research in Cornell's Dietetic Internship.

Education Benefits

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

SNEB Nutrition Educator Competencies
Agricultural Production and Food Systems
Food and Nutrition Policy
Nutrition Education and Research Methods

CDR Performance Indicators
4.2.1, 4.2.4, 4.2.6

CDR Learning Need Codes
4020, 8010, 9020