Kristin Reynolds


Selected Publications



Reynolds, K.  and Cohen, N. 2016. Beyond the Kale: Urban Agriculture and Social Justice Activism in New York City. University of Georgia Press, Geographies of Justice and Social Transformation series.
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Reynolds, K., Block, D., and Bradley, K. (2018). Introduction to special issue Food Justice Scholar-Activism and Activist-Scholarship: Working Beyond False Dichotomies to Deepen Social Justice Praxis. ACME: An International Journal for Critical Geographies.

Reynolds, K. 2017. Designing urban agriculture education as liberatory praxis: the radical pedagogy of Farm School NYC. International Journal of Food Design. 2(2): 45-63.

Cohen, N. and Reynolds, K. 2015. Policy, resource, and technical assistance needs for a socially just and sustainable urban agriculture system: lessons from New York City. Journal of Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. 30(1): 103–114.
Reynolds, K. 2014. Disparity despite diversity: social injustice in New York City’s urban agriculture system. Antipode. 47(1): 240-259.
Cohen, N. and Reynolds, K. 2014. Urban agriculture policy making in New York’s ‘New Political Spaces’: strategizing for a participatory and representative system. Journal of Planning and Education Research. 34(2): 221–234.
Reynolds, K., 2011. Expanding technical assistance for urban agriculture: Best practices forextension services in Californiaand beyond. Advance online publication. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development. 1(3): 197–216.

Select Publically-Accessible Articles, Reports, and Book Chapters

Reynolds, K. and Darly, S. (Equal authorship.) (2018) Commercial urban agriculture in the global city: perspectives from New York City and Métropole du Grand Paris. Food Policy Monitor, 12/11/18. City University of New York Urban Food Policy Institute.

Reynolds, K.  2017. L’agriculture urbaine aux États-Unis, une approche sociale et écologique. (In French.) Cahiers de l’Institut d’aménagement de d’urbanisme.Numéro 173. Édition spécial: Une métropole à ma table: L’Île de France face aux défis alimentaires. Cahiers de l’Institut d’aménagement de d’urbanisme. Numéro 173. p 185-190. (Published online 27 February 2017).

Specht, K., Reynolds, K., and Sanyé-Mengual, E. 2017. Community and social justice aspects of rooftop agriculture. Chapter in Orsini, F., Dubbeling, M., and Gianquinto, G. (eds.) Handbook of Rooftop Agriculture. Springer.

Cohen, N., Reynolds, K., and Sanghvi, R., 2012. Five Borough Farm: Seeding the Future of Urban Agriculture in New York City. Design Trust for Public Space: New York, NY.
Reynolds, K. 2009. Urban agriculture in Alameda County, CA: Characteristics, challenges, and opportunities for assistance. University of California Small Farm Program Research Brief. UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
Reynolds, K. 2009. Social Justice and Urban Agriculture. In Dufour, R. (ed.) Start a Farm in the City: Change Your Community by Growing What You Eat.  ATTRA- National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service.
Reynolds, K. 2008. Stress management for women farmers and ranchers. University of California Small Farm Program Research Brief. Division of Ag/Natural Resources.
Reynolds, K. 2007. Information Channels Reaching Agriculture and On-Farm Nature Tourism Visitors. University of California Small Farm Center Research Brief 2007-01. UC Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

Op-Eds and Popular Media
Reynolds, K. 2016. Urban agriculture’s contribution to sustainability depends on a focus on social, economic, and political equity.  The Nature of Cities, Global Online Roundtable “Urban agriculture has many benefits. Is one of them a contribution to urban sustainability?” David Maddox, editor.
Contributors (in alphabetical order):
Jane Battersby,  Cape Town |  Katrin Bohn,  Brighton |  Christopher Bryant,  Montreal |  Easther Chigumira,  Harare |  Evan Fraser,  Guelph |  Kelly Hodgins,  Guelph |  Patrick Hurley,  Collegeville, PA |  Francois Mancebo,  Paris |  Idah Mbengo,  Harare |  Innisfree McKinnon,  Menomonie |  Leslie McLees,  Eugene |  Geneviève Metson,  Vancouver |  Navin Ramankutty,  Vancouver |  Kristin Reynolds,  New York City |  Esther Sanyé-Mengual,  Bologna |  Shaleen Singhal,  New Delhi |  Kathrin Specht,  Müncheberg |  Naomi Tsur,  Jerusalem |  Andre Viljoen,  Brighton |  Claudia Visoni,  São Paulo.
The Nature of Cities6.30.16.   
Reynolds, K. and Agyeman, J. 2015. “Food Studies Not as Frivolous as You Might Think: A Growing Academic Field Seeks to Understand Labor Conditions and Trade Agreements that Bring Us Our Daily Bread.” Zócalo Public Square. 11.04.15.

Cohen, N. and Reynolds, K.  2014. “A Kale of Two Cities: Cultivating Social Justice.”  Huffington Post. 4.14.14  (Reposted on Civil Eats, 4.22.14)

Book Reviews
Caruso, C., McClintock, N., Meyers, G., Weissman, E., Herrera, H., Block, D., Reynolds, K., and Cohen, N. 2016. Book review: Beyond the Kale: Urban Agriculture and Social Justice Activism in New York City by Kristin Reynolds and Nevin Cohen. Invited book review forum, American Association of Geographers Review of Books. 4(4): 234-243.
Jokisch, B., Alkon, A., Reynolds, K., Mutersbaugh, T., Jansen, K., and Galt, R.  2015. Book review: Food Systems in an Unequal World: Pesticides, Vegetables, and Agrarian Capitalism in Costa Rica by Ryan Galt. Association of American Geographers Review of Books. 3(3): 146-156.
Teaching Manuals
Reynolds, K. 2015. Small farm economic viability. In Teaching Direct Marketing and Small Farm Viability: Resources for Instructors, 2nd edition. Perez, J., Brown, M., & Miles, A., eds. UC Santa Cruz Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.
Reynolds, K. 2004. Small farm viability today. In Teaching Direct Marketing and Small Farm  Viability: Resources for Instructors.Miles, A. & M. Brown, eds. UC Santa Cruz Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems.