Research & Practice

Student Projects

Undergraduate Capstone

  • Natural Disaster Subsidy for Farmers in Taiwan

    Assessment of existing Taiwanese Council of Agriculture protocols that support farmer subsidies following natural disasters and research into strategies to improve the quality of that support and overall

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Kai-Yu (Carrie) Hsueh, Yu-Wei (Vernnica) Tseng

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2020

    Faculty Adviser(s):

  • Washington State Farmer Resource Map

    In partnership with Washington Farmland Trust (formerly PCC Farmland Trust) and Farm to Farmer, creation and distribution of a survey to inventory and map available resources needed by farmers and landholders

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Morea Daley, Quinton Hazen, Jill Ann Leszynski, Ashley Rose Valle, Huiyu (Stella) Zhou

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2020

    Faculty Adviser(s):

  • Protecting Native Pollinators

    In partnership with Viva Farms, production of educational outreach materials for farmers and consumers that increase awareness about services provided by native pollinators, research into successful native

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Wendy Chi, Emily Kwong, Esther My Nguyen, Lily Xu, Ellie R York

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2020

    Faculty Adviser(s):

  • Immigrant Senior Meal Site Resource Guide to Local Foods

    In partnership with Tilth Alliance, creation of resources for immigrant seniors to find affordable, locally grown foods in their

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Yuting (Zoey) Han, Billy Lee, Wesley Howard McLain, Siena Isabella Ruelas, Megumi Sara Tamai

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2020

    Faculty Adviser(s):

  • Growing Rooftop Roots Across the Community

    In partnership with the University District Food Bank, creation of a compelling case for developers to incorporate rooftop agriculture to extend access to local

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Elena Fazeli, Eric Lin, Estelle Yeri Park, Julia Y'Nhi Tran, Brendan James Welzien

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2020

    Faculty Adviser(s):

  • Food Web or Food Trap

    In partnership with City of Seattle Farm to Table Program and Nourishian for Life, production of an infographic and a one-pager examining the effect of industrial and local food systems on the environment and

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Jaehyun Kwon, Kimberly Nicole Lum, Mengyu Ma, Som Maya Subba

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2020

    Faculty Adviser(s):

  • Food and Farm Business Support Center – Survey and Analysis of Collaborations and Partnerships from Across the US to Support Food and Farm Entrepreneurship

    In partnership with King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks and Business Impact Northwest, research and analysis of partnerships and collaboration between nonprofits and public agencies from

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Carolyn Christensen, Erykah Holland, Karissa J Marshall, Yiyin (Kathryn) Zhang

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2020

    Faculty Adviser(s):

  • Development of a Grassroots WA State Sustainable Agriculture Resiliency Survey

    In partnership with Washington Young Farmers Coalition, development of a survey of Washington farmers to understand the economic role of smallholder agriculture in Washington and the threats farms are facing

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Molly Lane Evans, Luis Israel Fernandez, Julia Mikulikova, Katherine Thuy Trang Nguyen, Alondra Vaca

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2020

    Faculty Adviser(s):

  • Creating Accessible Food Systems Through Education and Community

    In partnership with Yes Farm, a project of the Black Farmers Collective, production of materials and resources for about healthy food systems in Seattle, using storytelling to share via social media and use as

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Kamariee Alcaraz, Dasom Chung, Rachel C Goodall, Nicole Lazar, Elena Marie Noyola

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2020

    Faculty Adviser(s):

  • Capturing the Benefits of Regional Food Systems to Impact Policy and Practice in Early Learning Food Access Programs

    In partnership with City of Seattle Farm to Table Program and Farmstand Local Foods, production of materials explaining the benefits of locally grown food, with consideration of regional food systems

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Hui-Hsin (Coco) Chuang, Cielo Gatmen, Rachel Lee, Sierra Brianne Marlow, Cindy Zhu

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2020

    Faculty Adviser(s):