Publications

The Garden Starter Link
May 2017
Interdisciplinary Center for Food Security, University of Missouri
Bill McKelvey

Healthy Food Access in Missouri Food Pantries Through Evidence-Based Intervention
February 2017
Journal of Human Sciences and Extension
Darren Chapman

Exploring Long-term Food Pantry Use: Differences Between Persistent and Prolonged Typologies of Use
June 2016
Journal of Hunger and Environmental Nutrition
Michelle Kaiser and Anne Cafer

An Analysis of Differences in Predictors of Food Affordability Between Rural and Urban Counties
November 2015
Journal of Poverty
Anne Cafer and Michelle Kaiser

The Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and Food Insecurity PDF
March 2015
Social Sciences Review
Colleen Heflin, Irma Arteaga, and Sara Gable

Food Acquisition Strategies, Food Security, and Health Status Among Families with Children Using Food Pantries PDF
January 2015
Families in Society: the Journal of Contemporary Social Services
Michelle Kaiser and Joan Hermsen

Healthy Shelves: Promoting and enhancing good nutrition in food pantries Link
December 2014
Interdisciplinary Center for Food Security, University of Missouri
Bill McKelvey

Participation in the National School Lunch Program and Food Security: An analysis of transitions into kindergarten PDF
September 2014
Children and Youth Services Review
Irma Arteaga and Colleen Heflin

Coping with Hunger in 2013: Food Pantry Clients and Households in the Service Region of the Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri PDF
December 2013
Interdisciplinary Center for Food Security, University of Missouri
Anne Cafer, Matt Foulkes, Colleen Heflin, Joan Hermsen, Nikki Raedeke, and Sandy Rikoon
Also see Coping with Hunger, 2010 PDF and Coping with Hunger, 2005 PDF

Missouri Hunger Atlas 2013 Link
Interdisciplinary Center for Food Security, University of Missouri
Anne Cafer, Jordan Dawdy, Matt Foulkes, Colleen Heflin, Joan Hermsen, Michelle Kaiser, Jill Lucht, Nikki Raedeke, Sandy Rikoon, and Jessica Scott
Also see Missouri Hunger Atlas 2010 PDF, Kansas City Hunger Atlas 2010 PDF, St. Louis Hunger Atlas 2010 PDF, and Missouri Hunger Atlas 2005 PDF

Regional Profile of Missouri Food Pantry Clients and Households PDF
January 2013
The Institute of Public Policy, Harry S. Truman School of Public Affairs, in conjunction with the Interdisciplinary Center for Food Security, University of Missouri
Ashley Vancil, Sandy Rikoon, Matt Foulkes, Colleen Heflin, Joan Hermsen, and Nikki Raedeke

Clients’ Perspectives on a Technology-Based Food Assistance Application System Link
August 2012
The American Review of Public Administration
Colleen M. Heflin, Andrew S. London and Peter R. Mueser

Going Digital: The Pros and Cons of Promoting Online Food Assistance Applications PDF
February 2012
Ridge Center for Targeted Studies
Colleen M. Heflin, Peter R. Mueser, and Andrew S. London

Feeding the Hungry: Results from a Survey of Food Pantry Directors in Mid-Missouri PDF
September 2011
Interdisciplinary Center for Food Security and Institute of Public Policy, University of Missouri
Jennifer Jensen, Colleen Heflin, Joan Hermsen, and Sandy Rikoon