Alison Blay-Palmer

Selected Publications

Books

  1. Marsden, T., Blay-Palmer et al. (eds), Sage Handbook of Nature: Urban natures, Sustainable Communities section. Sage Publishing: Thousand Oaks CA.
  2. Blay-Palmer, A. (editor), Imagining sustainable food systems. Ashgate Publishing: Aldershot.
  3. Blay-Palmer, A., Knezevic, I., Levkoe, C., Mount, P. and Nelson, E. (eds) , Nourishing Communities: From Fractured Food Systems to Transformative Pathways. Springer Press: Toronto.
  4. Blay-Palmer, A, Food Fears: From industrial to sustainable food systems. Ashgate Publishing: Aldershot, UK.

Journal Articles

  1. Blay-Palmer, A. Power Imbalances, Food Insecurity and Children’s Rights in Canada, Frontiers in Public Health. 4: 117. DOI=10.3389/fpubh.2016.00117 Edited by M. Anderson, Middlebury College; D. Humphries, Yale School of Public Health.
  2. Blay-Palmer, A., Sonnino, R. and Custot. C. A Food ‘Politics of the Possible’? Growing Sustainable Food Places through Collective Action, Agriculture and Human Values. DOI=10.1007/s10460-015-9592-0
  3. Blay-Palmer, A., Knezevic, I. and Spring, A.. Seeking common ground for food system transformation, Dialogue in Human Geography.
  4. *Blay-Palmer, A. (editor). ‘Sustainable, local food spaces: constructing communities of food’, Local Environment. 18 (5): 521-641. Since being published online June 3 received 5631 downloads for ten papers combined (as of Jan 15/2017)
  5. Blay-Palmer, A., Landman, K., Knezevic, I. and Hayhurst, R. Constructing resilient, transformative communities through sustainable “food hubs”, Local Environment. 18 (5): 521-527. Since being published online June 3, has received 24/26 Cross Ref/ Scopus citations and is in the top 25% for Altmetrics. 5631 downloads (as of Jan 15/2017)
  6. *Blay-Palmer. Editor: themed issue ‘Sustainable Communities’ and author ‘Sustainable Communities: An Introduction’ Local Environment, 16 (8) Contributors include T. Marsden, L. Kitchen, A. Franklin and J. Newton (Cardiff University), L. Newman and C. Ling (Royal Roads University)
  7. Blay-Palmer. Introduction to themed issue ‘Sustainable Communities’ Local Environment.  Contributors include T. Marsden, L. Kitchen, A. Franklin and J. Newton (Cardiff University), L. Newman and C. Ling (Royal Roads University)
  8. Blay-Palmer, A. The Canadian Pioneer: The Birth Generics of Urban Food Policy in Toronto, Journal of International Planning Studies. 14 (4): 401-416.
  9. Blay-Palmer, A. Who is minding the store? Innovation strategy, the social good and agro-biotechnology research in Canada, Canadian Journal of Regional Science. 30 (1): 39-56.
  10. Betsy Donald et A. Blay-Palmer. Manger biologique a l'ére de l'insécurité, Lien social et Politique- RIAC, 57. Printemps (63-73): 2.

Book Chapters & Other Publications

  1. Blay-Palmer, A. and Landman, K.. Food Systems and the City. In P. Filion, R. Walker, T. Vinodrai and M. Moos (eds) Canadian Cities in Transition – Fifth Edition. Oxford University Press: Toronto.
  2. Blay-Palmer, A. and I. Knezevic. Building sustainable communities through alternative food systems. In Robinson, G. and D. Schmallegger (eds) Handbook on the Globalisation of Agriculture. Edward Elgar Publishing: Cheltenham, UK and Northhampton, MA, USA.
  3. Knezevic, I. and Blay-Palmer, A. Multifunctionality in Agriculture. In K. Albala (eds) Food Issues: An Encyclopedia. Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA. (Invited contribution).
  4. Knezevic, I. and Blay-Palmer, A. Sustainable Development Goals Commentary. Submission to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals consultation. Commentary on High-level Panel of Eminent Persons on the Post-2015 Development Agenda, UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network report, and UN Global Compact Group report.
  5. Blay-Palmer, A, Turner, J. and Kornelsen, S. Quantifying Food Systems: Assessing Sustainability in the Canadian Context. In M. Koc., J. Sumner and T. Winson (eds) Critical Perspectives in Food Studies. Oxford University Press:
  6. Blay-Palmer, A. Alternative Land Use Services (ALUS) and the Case for Multifunctional Policy in Canada. In R. MacRae and E. Abergel (eds) Advancing sustainability and health in the Canadian food system: new spaces for civil society organizations in food and agriculture policy-making and the implications for advocacy. UBC Press: Vancouver.
  7. Blay-Palmer, A. Food systems and the city. In T. Bunting , P. Filion and R. Walker (eds) Canadian Cities in Transition. Oxford University Press: Toronto.
  8. Blay-Palmer, A. Imagining sustainable food systems. In A. Blay-Palmer (eds) Imagining sustainable food systems. Ashgate Publishing: Aldershot.
  9. Blay-Palmer, A. and Koc, M. The path to regenerative food systems. In A. Blay-Palmer (eds) Imagining sustainable food systems. Ashgate Publishing: Aldershot.
  10. Donald, B. and Blay-Palmer, A. The Toronto creative-food economy. In C. Morgan, R. Dennis and S. Shaw (eds) The Canadian Metropolis. Brookings Institute Press: Washington, D.C..
  11. Blay-Palmer, A. and Donald, B. Manufacturing fear: The role of food processors and retailers in constructing alternative food geographies. In M. Kneafsey, L. Holloway and D. Maye (eds) Constructing ‘Alternative’ Food Geographies: Representation and Practice. Elsevier Press: New York. 273-288. (3)
  12. Blay-Palmer, A. Relational Local Food Networks: The Farmers’ Market @ Queen’s. In M. Koc and K. Bronson (eds) Interdisciplinary Perspectives in Food Studies. McGraw Hill: Toronto. 111-120.

Reports

  1. Landman, K., Blay-Palmer, A., Kornelsen, S., Bundock, J., Davis, M., Temple, K., Megens, S., Nelson, E. and Cram, R. Models and Best Practices for Building Effective Local Food Systems in Ontario. Report prepared for OMAFRA Sustainable Rural Communities Fund. 20 pages.
  2. Landman, K., and Blay-Palmer, A., Kornelsen, S., Bundock, J., Nelson, E., Davis, M., Temple, K., and Megens, S. Local Food: From the ground up. Prepared for Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs Sustainable Rural Communities Initiative. 90 pages.
  3. Blay-Palmer, A. and Dwyer, M. Capitalizing on connections. Submitted to Queen’s University School of Business, The Monieson Centre and the Prince Edward, Lennox and Addington Community Futures Development Corporation. 60 pages.
  4. Miller, J. and Blay-Palmer, A. Planting the Seeds for Success: PELA Wine Industry Analysis. Prepared in collaboration with the Monieson Centre, Queen’s School of Business for Prince Edward, Lennox and Addington Community Futures Development Corporation. 17 pages.
  5. Dwyer, M. and Blay-Palmer A. Capitalizing on connections: Interim report. Submitted to Prince Edward, Lennox and Addington Community Futures Development Corporation. 17 pages.