In the News 

Local and National News Stories Featuring ARE Research, Faculty and Students (national outlets in bold)


UConn research shows increased healthy food purchases among assisted families
- The Daily Campus (UConn), October 20, 2016

Government Food Programs Can Actually Help Poor Families Eat Healthier
- The Huffington Post, October 13, 2016

How a Food Subsidy Program Pushed Junk Food Off the Table 
- The New York Times, October 6, 2016

Six universities receive EPA funding for water quality research 
- Farm Futures, September 21, 2016

How America's Wealth Gap Shows Up On Our Dinner Plates
- NPR, September 18, 2016 
The data on food security might be ignoring those who need it most, economists say

- The Daily Campus (UConn), September 12, 2016

College faculty and students forge partnership with Cuban counterparts
- Naturally@UConn, August 16, 2016

As farmers in Connecticut age, market for niche products grows
- The New Haven Register Citizen, July 10, 2016

The problem is bigger than payday loans
- The Washington Post, July 1, 2016

USDA Announces $15.6 Million in Grants to Strengthen Rural Communities
- KDFA/NewsChannel 10, May 6, 2016

Connecticut Farms Fuel Local Food Culture 
- Connecticut Magazine, May 2, 2016

Food and Environmental Studies students take on statewide issues 
- The Daily Campus (UConn), Apr. 20, 2016  

In Stamford, downtown dweller targets department store for its food 
- The (Danbury) News-Times, Feb. 27, 2016

Connecticut Sea Grant awards funds for six research projects 
- The (New London) Day, Jan. 17, 2016 

Radical idea to help freed slaves: Just give them cash
- The Christian Science Monitor, Jan. 11, 2016

SNAP Participants Get Enough Calories, Insufficient Healthy Food 
- UConn Today, Sept. 17, 2015   

DAIRY INDUSTRY: Crying over milk prices 
- St. Albans Messenger, May 2, 2015

State Expands SNAP Program Through Farmers' Markets 
- Yale Daily News, April 7, 2015

Beer Sales Spike as Food Stamps Hit 
- The Wall Street Journal, Feb. 18, 2015

Social Media Engagement 'Significantly Impacts' Soda Choice 
- UConn Today, Nov. 20, 2014

Dollars to Pounds: Boosting Purchasing Power to Lower Obesity Rates 
- UConn Today, Sept. 24, 2014

What's Behind Grocery Store Sticker Shock? 
- UConn Today, Aug. 29, 2014

People Still Don't Know the Difference Between "Organic" and "Local" 
- TIME Magazine, July 11, 2014

UConn Study: How Healthy are Tolland's Food Options? 
- Tolland Patch, April 11, 2013

UConn Study Ranks Towns by 'Food Security' 
- Hartford Courant, April 10, 2013

Economist Ben Campbell Joins UConn Faculty 
- UConn Today, Nov. 29, 2012

Can a Tax on Soft Drinks Help Reduce Obesity? 
- UConn Today, Jan. 10, 2012

Growing the Farm Economy in Connecticut 
- UConn Today, Nov. 30, 2011

Agriculture is a $3.5 Billion Industry With 20,000 Jobs in Connecticut 
- Hartford Courant, Sept. 27, 2010

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