Publications & Reports

WovenRootsCoverWoven in Kentucky: an Assessment of the Natural Fiber Textile Sector in Appalachian Kentucky

Final Report by Appalachian Transition Fellow, Sam Hamlin

planitng-seeds-harvesting-change-cover-232x300Planting Seeds, Harvesting Change: the Far Reaching Impact of Healthy Foods in Letcher County, Kentucky

AnnualReport2016Cover2016 Annual Report

Overviews and updates from 2016

2015-FMSP-Final-Report-Cover-150x1502015 Farmers Market Support Program Final Report

Overviews the successful second year of CFA’s Farmers Market Support Program.

Breaking-Beans-thumbnail-150x1502014-2015 Breaking Beans: The Appalachian Food Story Project Final Report

Report compiled and edited by Mae Humiston, Breaking Beans Coordinator

Floyd-Co-CFSA-150x150Floyd County Community Food System Assessment

A project of Appalachian Roots and Community Farm Alliance that explores the food system of Floyd County, Kentucky, 2014.

benefits-opps-by-martin-image-150x150The Benefits, Opportunities, and Challenges of Creating Local and Regional Food Systems in Kentucky

By Martin Richards, CFA Executive Director, Fall/Winter 2013

Berea-CFSA-image-150x150Berea Community Food System Assessment

A project of Berea LIFE and Community Farm Alliance that explores the food system of Berea, Kentucky, 2014.

bridging-coverBridging the Divide: Growing Self Sufficiency in Our Food Supply

A community food assessment and regional approach for food systems in Louisville, Kentucky

Bringing-KY-Home_Page_01-150x134Bringing Kentucky’s Food and Farm Economy Home

A feasibility study with lessons learned.

CFA-CFP-cover_Page_01-150x150.jpgBuilding a Grassroots-Driven Food Policy Network in Kentucky

A feasibility study with lessons learned.

fall-newsletter-cover.jpgCFA Fall Newsletter 2014

Updates on our work, personnel, and approach.


Overviews the successful beginning of our Farmers Market Support Program

greenprint-coverThe Greenprint: A Long Term Plan for Kentucky’s Agricultural Economy

A vision for Kentucky’s Agricultural Future

lex-assess-coverLexington Community Food Assessment Report

Uses community food assessment as a tool to understand the constraints to food access faced by some Lexington neighborhoods.