Annotated Bibliography-DK

Mock, Brentin. “Are There Two Different Versions of Environmentalism, One ‘White,” One ‘Black’?” Grist, 31 July 2014, grist.org/climate-energy/are-there-two-different-versions-of-environmentalism-one-white-one-black/.

This article provides insight to the two sides of the environmental movement and the exclusion of minorities and other disenfranchised communities. With regard to farmland preservation in New Jersey, without all voices, preservation strategies are bound to be insensitive to the needs of all people in the state.

Perelman, Michael. Farming for Profit in a Hungry World: Capital and the Crisis in Agriculture. 1979.

Farming for Profit in a Hungry World sheds light on the contradiction of farming and the economic motivators behind agriculture. The author is explores the theme of the relationship between agricultural practice and its contributions to food inequities. A similar contradictory relationship exists between New Jersey food deserts and state preserved farms.

Perelman, Michael. Farming for Profit in a Hungry World: Capital and the Crisis in Agriculture. 1979.

Farming for Profit in a Hungry World sheds light on the contradiction of farming and the economic motivators behind agriculture. The author is explores the theme of the relationship between agricultural practice and its contributions to food inequities. A similar contradictory relationship exists between New Jersey food deserts and state preserved farms.

Schmidt, Hubert Glasgow. New Jersey Agriculture: a Three-Hundred-Year History. Rutgers U Pr., 1973.

New Jersey Agriculture provides a concise resource of agricultural history in the state of New Jersey. Referencing this history will provide further perspective for the cultural significance of farming in New Jersey and clarify the qualitative ambitions of farmland preservation initiatives.

Vannozzi, Briana. “Jersey Is the Garden State, so Why Are There Food Deserts?: Video.” NJ Spotlight News, 19 Sept. 2018, http://www.njspotlight.com/news/video/jersey-is-the-garden-state-so-why-are-there-food-deserts/.

This article further highlights the contradictory nature between the prevalence of farmland and the food inequities throughout the state. This contradiction among others is the crux of the injustice surrounding farmland preservation efforts.

Lake, Robert W. “Dilemmas of Environmental Planning in Post-Urban New Jersey.” Social Science Quarterly, vol. 84, no. 4, 2003, pp. 1002–1017. JSTORwww.jstor.org/stable/42955918. Accessed 15 Oct. 2020 (Links to an external site.).

Dilemmas of Environmental Planning outlines the urban morphological and ecological concerns of relegating open space preservation to strictly suburban contexts. By characterizing farmland preservation as a movement that is only for suburban and rural areas, strategies are ignorant of urban populations’ needs. This further highlights the disparity between locations and ultimately populations of people and their access to the perceived ecological and qualitative benefits of preservation.