Works (22)

2020 journal article

Making a Market for On-farm Food Loss: Exploring Food Banks as a Market for Southeastern Produce

Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 2, 1–11.

By: R. Dunning, J. Bloom & E. Brinkmeyer

Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: May 21, 2020

2019 journal article

Farmer harvest decisions and vegetable loss in primary production

AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS, 176, 102672.

By: L. Johnson, J. Bloom, R. Dunning, C. Gunter, M. Boyette & N. Creamer

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: April 27, 2020

2019 chapter

Food loss on the farm

In The Economics of Food Loss in the Produce Industry (pp. 116–127).

By: L. Johnson & R. Dunning

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: September 14, 2020

2019 journal article

North American Specialty Cut Flower Production and Postharvest Survey

HORTTECHNOLOGY, 29(3), 338–359.

By: C. Loyola, J. Dole & R. Dunning

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: July 1, 2019

2019 magazine article

Putting Dollars to Waste: Estimating the Value of On-Farm Food Loss

Choices, 34(1), 1–9. Retrieved from https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/283536/files/cmsarticle_671.pdf

By: R. Dunning, L. Johnson & K. Boys

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: October 26, 2020

2019 journal article

South and Central America Cut Flower Production and Postharvest Survey

HORTTECHNOLOGY, 29(6), 898–905.

By: C. Loyola, J. Dole & R. Dunning

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: December 30, 2019

2018 journal article

Distributor intermediation in the farm to food service value chain

Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, 34(03), 268–270.

By: G. Givens & R. Dunning

Sources: NC State University Libraries, Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2018 journal article

Estimating on-farm food loss at the field level: A methodology and applied case study on a North Carolina farm

Resources, Conservation and Recycling, 137, 243–250.

By: L. Johnson, R. Dunning, J. Bloom, C. Gunter, M. Boyette & N. Creamer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: October 19, 2018

2018 journal article

Field measurement in vegetable crops indicates need for reevaluation of on-farm food loss estimates in North America

Agricultural Systems, 167, 136–142.

By: L. Johnson, R. Dunning, C. Gunter, J. Bloom, M. Boyette & N. Creamer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: November 26, 2018

2018 report

Local Food Systems: Clarifying Current Research

(No. LF-013). Retrieved from North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service website: https://content.ces.ncsu.edu/local-food-systems-clarifying-current-research

By: J. Bloom, J. Lelekacs & R. Dunning

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 18, 2019

2017 report

Building Local Food Economies: A Guide for Governments

(No. LF-001). Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Cooperative Extension.

By: E. Edmonds & R. Dunning

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: July 28, 2019

2017 journal article

Distributor vs Direct: Farmers, Chefs, and Distributors in the Local Farm to Restaurant Supply Chain

Journal of Food Distribution Research, 48(1), 107–108.

By: G. Givens & R. Dunning

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: July 28, 2019

2017 journal article

Local Food Systems Course for Extension Educators in North Carolina: Summary of an Innovative Program

Journal of Extension, 55(4). Retrieved from https://www.joe.org/joe/2017august/iw3.php.

By: J. Bloom, J. Lelekacs, R. Dunning, A. Piner & B. Emma

Source: ORCID
Added: May 21, 2020

2017 journal article

Local Food Systems Course for Extension Educators in North Carolina: Summary of an Innovative Program

Journal of Extension, 55(4). Retrieved from https://www.joe.org/joe/2017august/iw3.php.

By: J. Bloom, J. Lelekacs, R. Dunning, A. Piner & B. Emma

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: July 28, 2019

2017 journal article

Local sourcing and the military: Lessons learned through a university-based initiative to increase local procurement at a US military base

Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, 34(03), 250–258.

By: R. Dunning, J. Day & N. Creamer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, Crossref, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Collaboration and Commitment in a Regional Supermarket Supply Chain

Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 6(4), 21–39.

By: R. Dunning

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Economic Viability of a Food Hub Business: Assessment of Annual Operational Expenses and Revenues

Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 6(4), 7–20.

By: O. Rysin & R. Dunning

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Gaps and Barriers Along the North Carolina Agri-food Value Chain

British Food Journal, 118(2), 301–317.

By: C. Kline, L. Joyner, J. Kirchoff, A. Crawford, S. Pitts, E. Wall-Bassett, C. Gurganus, R. Dunning

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 report

How to Sell Pastured Meat Products to Grocery Stores via Direct-Store-Delivery

(No. LF-012). Retrieved from North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service website: https://content.ces.ncsu.edu/how-to-sell-pastured-meat-products-to-grocery-stores

By: S. Blacklin, R. Dunning & J. Lelekacs

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 18, 2019

2015 journal article

The local food movement, public-private partnerships, and food system resiliency

Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences, 5(4), 661–670.

By: R. Dunning, J. Bloom & N. Creamer

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: July 28, 2019

2013 report

A Community and Local Government Guide to Developing Local Food Systems in North Carolina

(No. AG-744). Raleigh, NC: The Center for Environmental Farming Systems.

By: L. Mettam, B. King & R. Dunning

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: October 26, 2020

2011 journal article

Enhancing the transition to kindergarten: A randomized trial to test the efficacy of the “Stars” summer kindergarten orientation program

Early Childhood Research Quarterly, 26(2), 247–254.

By: L. Berlin, R. Dunning & K. Dodge

Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: September 10, 2020

Employment

2014 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Research Assistant Professor - Social/Economic Horticulture

Education

2001 - 2006

Duke University Durham, NC, US
PhD Sociology

1986 - 1988

Auburn University Auburn, AL, US
M.S./Agricultural Economics Agricultural Economics

1982 - 1986

Birmingham-Southern College Birmingham, Alabama, US
B.S. Economics

Funding History

Funding history based on the linked ORCID record.

award April 1, 2017 - March 1, 2019
A Supply Chain Approach to Finding Win-Win Sustainable Solutions for Edible but Unharvested Produce
National Institute of Food and Agriculture
grant December 1, 2016 - December 1, 2017
Creating Long-Term Solutions to Advance Farmer Profitability and Market Capacity for NC Pastured Meats
Golden Leaf Foundation
grant April 1, 2016 - May 1, 2018
North Carolina Farm to Childcare
W.K. Kellogg Foundation
grant January 15, 2016 - January 14, 2018
BUILDING UNIVERSITY MARKET OPPORTUNITIES FOR SMALL AND MID-SIZED FARMERS: APPLIED RESEARCH AND OUTREACH TO STRENGTHEN LOCAL FOOD SYSTEMS
National Institute of Food and Agriculture
grant December 1, 2012 - December 1, 2018
An Integrated Project to Enhance Food Security and Sustainability Through the Development and Evaluation of Supply Chains
National Institute of Food and Agriculture