Publications

2017

Valliant, J., Farmer, J., Dickinson, S., Bruce, A., & Robinson, J.M. (In Press). Family as a catalyst in farms’ diversifying agricultural products: A mixed methods analysis of diversified and non-diversified farms in Indiana, Michigan and Ohio. Rural Studies.

Khan, K., Badyia, R.,* Aryal, A,* Farmer, J., & Valliant, J. (In Press). Neurological and mental health outcomes among conventional and organic farmers. Annals of Agricultural and Environmental Medicine.

Knackmuhs, E.* & Farmer, J. (2017). Trust, conservation, and communication: implications for lethal deer management by a city parks & recreation department. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 35(3), 45-63.

Bruce, A., Farmer, J., Maynard, L., & Valliant, J. (2017). Moving from avocation to a vocation: the challenge of new and beginning farmers and high tunnels. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, advanced online publication: http://dx.doi.org/10.5304/jafscd.2017.073.012 

Betz, M.,* Mills, J.,** & Farmer, J. (2017). A national survey of community orchards: where do they come from and where do they go? Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 7(2), 13-28.

Farmer, J., Ma, Z. Drescher, M., Knackmuhs, E.,* and Dickson, S. (2017). Private landowners, voluntary conservation programs, and implementation of conservation friendly land management practices. Conservation Letters,Online Article

Drescher, M., Warriner, K., Farmer, J., and Larson, B. (2017). Motives and barriers to participation in land conservation tax incentive programs in Ontario. Ecology and Society.

Snider, C.** and Farmer, J. (2017). Impacts of a Southern Indiana Summer Camp: Adult Reflections on Childhood Experiences. Journal of Youth Development.

Knackmuhs, E.,* Farmer, J., and Reynolds, H. (2017). Student Outcomes of Eco-Restoration Service-Learning Experiences in Urban Woodlands. Journal of Experiential Education.

Robinson, J. & Farmer, J. (2017). Selling Local: Why Local Food Movements Matter. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press. ISBN: 978-0-253-02698-9

  • 2016

    Farmer, J. Minard, S.,* and Edens, C.*** (2016). Local foods and low-income communities: location, transportation, and values. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development.

    Ruseva, T., Farmer, J., and Chancellor, C. (2016). Networking for conservation: social capital and perceptions of organizational success among land trust boards. Ecology and Society, 21 (2). Abstract

    Farmer, J., Brenner, J., Drescher, M., Dickinson, S., and Knackmuhs E.* (2016). Perpetual private land conservation: the case for outdoor recreation and functional leisure. Ecology and Society, 21(2). Abstract

    Farmer, J. and Betz, M.* (2016). Rebuilding local foods in Appalachia: variables affecting distribution methods of West Virginia farms. Journal of Rural Studies, 45, 34-42. Full Article

    Farmer, J., Chancellor, C., Brenner, J., Whitacre, J.* and Knackmuhs, E.* (2016). To ease or not to ease: interest in conservation easements among landowners in Brown County, Indiana. Professional Geographer. Full Article

    Betz, M.* and Farmer, J. (2016). Farmers’ market governance and its role on consumer motives and outcomes. Local Environment. Abstract

  • 2015

    Farmer, J., Meretsky, V., Knapp, D., Chancellor, C., & Fischer, B. (2015). Why agree to a conservation easement? Understanding the decision of conservation easement granting. Landscape and Urban Planning.

  • 2014

    Reynolds, H., Smith, A., and Farmer, J., (2014). Think globally, research locally: paradigms and place in agroecological research. American Journal of Botany, 101(10), 1631-1639.

    Farmer, J., Epstein, G.,* Watkins, S.,* and Mincey, S. (2014). Organic farming in West Virginia: a behavioral approach. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 4(4), 155-171.

    Farmer, J., Chancellor, C., Robinson, J. West, S., and Weddell, M. (2014). Agrileisure: farmers' markets, CSAs, and the privilege in eating local. Journal of Leisure Research, 46(3), 313-328.

    Knackmuhs, E.* and Farmer, J. (2014). It’s not just for plants: exploring the human dimensions of eco-restoration. Illuminaire, 12, 1-15.

  • 2013

    Whitacre, J.* & Farmer, J.  (2013). How come the best job I ever had was when I worked at a summer camp?: Understanding retention among camp counselors. Journal of Youth Development, 8(2), 29-40.

  • 2012

    Dawson, S.,* Knapp, D., & Farmer, J. (2012).  Camp ware buddies: exploring therapeutic benefits of social comparison in a pediatric oncology camp. Therapeutic Recreation Journal, 46(4), 313-325.

    Farmer, J. (2012). The leisure in living local through food and farming. Leisure Sciences, 34(5), 1-6.

  • 2011

    Farmer, J., Knapp, D., Meretsky, V., Chancellor, C., & Fischer, B. (2011). Motivations influencing the adoption of conservation easements. Conservation Biology, 25(4), 827-834.

    Farmer, J., Chancellor, C., Gooding, A., Shubowitz, D.,* & Bryant, A.* (2011). A tale of four markets: recreation and leisure as a catalyst for sustainability. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration, 29(3), 11-23.

    Farmer, J., Farmer, S., Shubowitz, D.,* Wilk, R., & Wiley, A. (2011). Assessing local food systems: part 1. Abstract published in Appetite, 56(2), 528.

    Farmer, J., Chancellor, C., & Fischer, B.C. (2011). Space to romp and roam: how open space and natural areas may impact land conservation behavior. Natural Areas Journal, 31(3), 340-348.

    Farmer, J., Chancellor, C., and Fischer, B. (2011). Motivations for using conservation easements as a land protection mechanism: a mixed methods analysis. Natural Areas Journal, 31(1), 80-87.

    Kozub, M. F. & Farmer, J. (2011). Physical activity, free time motivation, and perceptions of middle school children. The Physical Educator, 68(1), 18-29.

  • 2010

    Chancellor, H.C., Norman, W.C., Farmer, J., & Coe, E. E.* (2010). Tourism organizations and land trusts: a sustainable approach to natural resource conservation? Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 19(7), 863-875.

  • Pre-2009

    Farmer, J.* & Knapp, D. (2008). Interpretation programs at a historic preservation site: a mixed methods study of long-term impact. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 2(4), 340-361.

    Farmer, J.,* Knapp, D., & Benton, G. (2007). An elementary school environmental education field trip: long-term effects on ecological and environmental knowledge and attitude development. Journal of Environmental Education, 38(3), 33-42.

    Farmer, J.,* Knapp, D., & Benton, G. M. (2006). The effects of primary sources and field trip experience on the knowledge retention and impact of multicultural content. Multicultural Education, 14(3), 27-31.

* graduate student; ** undergraduate student; *** community partner from CBPR work