11 Case Studies of Supermarkets and Food Supply Chains in Low-Income Areas of the Northeast, and cross-case comparisons. Conducted by members of the EFSNE Distribution Team. All case studies were written by Kristen Park, Miguel Gómez, and Kate Clancy. Published by Cornell University in conjunction with the EFSNE project and the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development.

Cross-Case Comparison of 11 Case Studies

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This report summarizes the findings that cut across the cases. These are presented as key lessons that offer researchers and policymakers a better understanding of how regional food systems operate and how policies may be made to maintain a sustainable food system in the Northeast. Written by Kristen S. Park, Miguel I. Gómez, Kate Clancy. Published jointly by Cornell University and the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development. 427KB PDF

Supply chain case study: Kent County, Delaware, store 1

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This case study describes a supermarket and with it the supply chains of two of the eight foods in the EFSNE project’s market basket (apples and ground beef). Written by Kristen S. Park, Miguel Gómez, and Kate Clancy. Published jointly by Cornell University and the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development. 1.6MB PDF.

Supply chain case study: Kent County, Delaware, store 2

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This case study describes a supermarket and with it the supply chains of two of the eight foods in the EFSNE project’s market basket (fluid milk and frozen broccoli). Written by Kristen S. Park, Miguel Gómez, and Kate Clancy. Published jointly by Cornell University and the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development. 1.6MB PDF.

Supply chain case study: Baltimore, MD, store 1

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This case study describes a supermarket and with it the supply chains of two of the eight foods in the EFSNE project’s market basket (bread and potatoes). Written by Kristen S. Park, Miguel Gómez, and Kate Clancy. Published jointly by Cornell University and the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development. 1.6MB PDF.

Supply chain case study: Baltimore, MD, store 2

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This case study describes a supermarket and with it the supply chains of two of the eight foods in the EFSNE project’s market basket (canned peaches and frozen broccoli). Written by Kristen S. Park, Miguel Gómez, and Kate Clancy. Published jointly by Cornell University and the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development. 1.5MB PDF.

Supply chain case study: Madison County, NY store

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This case study describes a supermarket and with it the supply chains of two of the eight foods in the EFSNE project’s market basket (fluid milk and ground beef). Written by Kristen S. Park, Miguel Gómez, and Kate Clancy. Published jointly by Cornell University and the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development. 1.8MB PDF.

Supply chain case study: New York City store

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This case study describes a supermarket and with it the supply chains of two of the eight foods in the EFSNE project’s market basket (frozen broccoli and potatoes). Written by Kristen S. Park, Miguel Gómez, and Kate Clancy. Published jointly by Cornell University and the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development. 1.5MB PDF.

Supply chain case study: Onondaga, NY store

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This case study describes a supermarket and with it the supply chains of two of the eight foods in the EFSNE project’s market basket (potatoes and cabbage). Written by Kristen S. Park, Miguel Gómez, and Kate Clancy. Published jointly by Cornell University and the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development. 1.5MB PDF.

Supply chain case study: Syracuse, NY, store 1

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This case study describes a supermarket and with it the supply chains of two of the eight foods in the EFSNE project’s market basket (frozen broccoli and canned peaches). Written by Kristen S. Park, Miguel Gómez, and Kate Clancy. Published jointly by Cornell University and the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development. 1.5MB PDF.

Supply chain case study: Syracuse, NY, store 2

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This case study describes a supermarket and with it the supply chains of two of the eight foods in the EFSNE project’s market basket (apples and cabbage). Written by Kristen S. Park, Miguel Gómez, and Kate Clancy. Published jointly by Cornell University and the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development. 1.5MB PDF.

Supply chain case study: Pittsburgh, PA store

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This case study describes a supermarket and with it the supply chains of two of the eight foods in the EFSNE project’s market basket (cabbage and frozen broccoli). Written by Kristen S. Park, Miguel Gómez, and Kate Clancy. Published jointly by Cornell University and the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development. 1.5MB PDF.

Supply chain case study: Charleston, WV store

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This case study describes a supermarket and with it the supply chains of two of the eight foods in the EFSNE project’s market basket (bread and potatoes). Written by Kristen S. Park, Miguel Gómez, and Kate Clancy. Published jointly by Cornell University and the Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development. 1.8MB PDF.

ALL supply chain case studies

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A zipped file containing all 11 of the EFSNE case studies of supermarkets and food supply chains in low-income areas of the Northeast US, and also the write-up of findings across cases. 16.1MB download.

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