Imbruce, V., B. Tang, H. Alongi, G. Fredericks, K. Davis, D. Whitman, V. Gikas, S. Milliman and N. Liu (paper in preparation for publication – white paper circulating). Food Access in a Southern Vermont Food Desert

Fredericks, G., C. Taylor, Y. Dolov, S. Beal and V. Imbruce (2012). Connecting the Dots in Bennington’s Food System, prepared for Bennington Farm to Plate Council and Bennington County Regional Commission,

Imbruce, V. (2011). From the Bottom-up: The global expansion of Chinese vegetable trade for New York City markets in P. Williams-Forson and C. Counihan (eds.) Taking Food Public: Redefining Foodways in a Changing World. NY: Routledge.

Imbruce, V. (2010). Book review of The Town that Food Saved: How One Community Found Vitality in Local Food by Ben Hewitt. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems and Community Development (1): 8-10.

Imbruce, V. (2010). To Market! To Market! How Infrastructure Hampers Small Farmers and Healthy Food. Science Progress, online at

Imbruce, V. (2009). Let’s Decentralize Wholesale, Not Just Direct Food Sales. Civil Eats, online at

Imbruce, V. (2008). The Production Relations of Contract Farming in Honduras. Geojournal 73: 67-82.

Imbruce, V. (2007) Green Acres. The New Yorker (letter to the editor) Issue of October 1, 2007.

Imbruce, V. (2007). From the guest editor. Multi-scale transformations of agriculture and the environment. Agriculture and Human Values 24(1): 1-7.

Imbruce, V. (2007). Bringing Southeast Asia to the Southeastern United States: New forms of alternative agriculture in Homestead, Florida. Agriculture and Human Values 24(1): 41-59.

Jarvis, D.I., A.H.D. Brown, V. Imbruce, J. Ochoa, M. Sadiki, E. Karamura, P. Trutmann and M.R. Finckh (2007). “Managing Crop Disease in Traditional Agroecosystems: The benefits and hazards of genetic diversity.” in D. Jarvis, C. Padoch and D. Cooper (eds.), Managing Biodiversity in Agricultural Ecosystems, IPGRI and Columbia University Press.

Imbruce, V. (2006). From the Bottom-up: The global expansion of Chinese vegetable trade for New York City markets in R. Wilk (ed.) Fast Food/Slow Food: The Economic Anthropology of the Global Food System, pp. 163-179. Berkeley, CA: Altamira

Alfsen-Norodom, Christine; Boehme, Susan E.; Clemants, Steven; Correy, Melody; Imbruce, Valerie; Lane, Benjamin; Balstad Miller, Roberta; Padoch, Christine; Panero, Marta; Peters, Charles; Rosenzweig, Cynthia; Solecki, William and Daniel Walsh (2004). Managing the Megacity for Global Sustainability: The New York Metropolitan Region as an Urban Biosphere Reserve. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1023: 125-141.

Imbruce, V. (2003). Book review of Coming Home to Eat: the Politics and Pleasures of Local Foods by Gary Nabhan. Economic Botany 57(2): 284-285.

Imbruce, V. (2002).  Book review of From the Ground Up: Rethinking Industrial Agriculture by Helena Norberg-Hodge, Peter Goering, and John Page. Culture and Agriculture 24(2): 67-68.