What's Cooking in Your Food System? A Guide to Community Food Assessment


By: Community Food Security Coalition, Hannah Burton, Hugh Joseph, Kami Pothukuchi


Food Systems

This publication from the Community Food Security Coalition offers guidance and resources for conducting a community food assessment. Chapters define the elements of an assessment; provide selected examples of assessments that have been done; and outline the process for planning an assessment, conducting the research, and using the results to promote food system change. It includes nine U.S. case studies, mainly from larger cities.