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The EFSNE project studied a number of consumption, distribution, production, and other aspects of the Northeast US food system, which includes the 12 states from Maine to West Virginia and the District of Columbia.
July 13, 2018

After seven years of analyzing a number of consumption, distribution, production, and other aspects of the Northeast US food system, EFSNE researchers have made significant gains in understanding the extent to which the region can increase production of certain foods, and potentially better meet the food needs of low-income populations in the locations they studied. Findings and outputs from the project, which concluded earlier this year, will be useful to food system planners, policy makers, researchers and advocates interested in advancing regional food systems.

July 13, 2018

In a forthcoming paper, we use three different datasets to characterize differences in purchasing patterns across income levels and rural-urban status of food shoppers in the Northeastern US.

July 6, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Emily Piltch, who received her doctoral degree from Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy in 2018. While studying at Tufts, she also was a student member of the EFSNE Production Team for four years, working with Drs. Tim Griffin and Christian Peters.

July 6, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Graham Jeffries, who received his doctoral degree in Agriculture, Food and Environment from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University earlier this year. While pursuing his master’s degree at Tufts, Jeffries was a student member of the EFSNE project, working with Tim Griffin who co-leads the Production Team.

Ryan Lee (third from left) after successfully defending his dissertation.
July 6, 2018

Congratulations to Dr. Ryan Lee, who received his doctoral degree from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2017. While conducting his dissertation research, he also was a student member of the EFSNE Consumption Team.