Research & Practice

Student Projects

Undergraduate Capstone

  • Farm Connections to Culture, Identity, and Health: Food Justice Strategies for Restoring Historically Marginalized Communities in South Seattle-King County through Urban and Local Agriculture (Team 2)

    Washington Farmland Trust expressed interest in impacts of displacement and land discrimination on historically marginalized communities, in addition to the impacts of reconnecting these communities to farms

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Henry Tran, Katie Kauffman, Maya Bui, Mikayla Blevens, Agustin Estrada

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2022

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  • Paying Respect to the Unceded Land of the Duwamish Tribe (Team 1)

    In partnership with Washington Farmland Trust, a case study focused on the Duwamish Hill Preserve, a park in the City of Tukwila that showcases historical seating areas, native plants and crops, and traditions

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Yusheng Yan, Kristin Tianwei Hu, Ruby Robins, Sammy Ruiz, Emily Kim

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2022

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  • Climate Resilient Agriculture (Team 2)

    Viva Farms currently does not have a climate resilience plan. Our project provides them with a plan that consists of future climate predictions, as well as mitigation and adaptation methods. Community Partner:

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Jennifer Phan, Katie Ehrig, Vicki Nguyen, Summer Cornell, Melanie He

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2022

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  • Washington Cascadia Region Agricultural Resiliency Plan (Team 1)

    Viva Farms, a Seattle-based non-profit incubator/training farm has already begun to see some of these negative impacts, including record heat waves and wildfire smoke. Micah Anderson, the Farm and Education

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Meredith Kruger, Amara Cunningham, Mizuki Suda, Eric Douangdara, Roy Junlang Lin

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2022

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  • Developing an Equity Framework for the Viva Farms Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture (Team 2)

    We developed a racial justice and equity educational plan to be implemented in tandem with the 9 month Practicum in Sustainable Agriculture at Viva Farms in Woodinville, WA. Equip farmers with the information

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): August Burwell, Madi Huskey, Lizzie Zimmerman, Vickie Fang-Wen

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2022

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  • Viva Farms Racial Justice and Equity Engagement Plan (Team 1)

    A seven-module compilation of resources and practical steps to facilitate active and ongoing learning for the staff of Viva Farms as they identify their organizational commitment to racial justice and equity.

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Tiana Powell, Zehraa Al-Hamad, Emily Waltenburg, Adriana Castaneda, Abby Ellis

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2022

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  • Nourish and Inspire: Creating Communications to Connect Local BIPOC Farms, Culturally Relevant Cooking Classes, and Community Food Security (Team 2)

    Plant Based Food Share, a local Seattle non-profit, was looking for ways in which they could improve their current communication methods and strategies to spread awareness about the organization and all that

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Wendy Yang Lu, Carina Yu Jong Chan, Alexandra Wei Nam Ma, Hannah Haojing Chen, Lily Kahane

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2022

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  • Nourish and Inspire: Creating Communications to Connect Local BIPOC Farms, Culturally Relevant Cooking Classes, and Community Food Security (Team 1)

    Developed marketing materials to increase community participation in The Plant Based Food Share and assisted the organization in its vision to reduce food insecurity by providing resources for low-income,

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Kayla de Vera, Christina Romeo, Tammie Cheung, Annie Nguyen, Nathaniel Dobosz

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2022

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  • Yes Farm: Final Project (Team 2)

    Engaged in community outreach by creating a survey to understand the demographic of those who interact with the YES FARM and what types of cultural plants they would want more accessible to them. Through our

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Eugene Yang, Alana Nguyen, Joyce Li, Steven Shan Marzan, Emma Baoxin Huang

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2022

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  • Invitation to YES Farm: Utilizing Plants to Create Inviting Spaces That Promote & Celebrate Diversity (Team 1)

    Researched and developed a plant map for Yes farm to navigate their work in redesigning Yes farm entrances. This project is geared towards incorporating plants in order to create an inviting space for

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Rahma Arale, Elizabeth Herrera, Kenny Rui Ou, Sandra Nguyen

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2022

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  • Beacon Food Forest User Assessment: Discovering methods on building an informed survey

    Conduct online research to help community partners learn about what to include in and how to write proper survey questions, and how to distribute and test the survey for usability Community Partner: Beacon

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Yuni Zhang

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2022

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  • Beacon Food Forest User Assessment: Final Project

    Generated an informed user assessment survey regarding Beacon Food Forest to understand who is using Beacon, what users gain from the garden, and what the garden is still lacking. The survey outcome will serve

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Yuri Hwang, Hafsa Mohamoud

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2022

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  • Addressing Food Insecurity through Community-led Partners Proposal (Team 2)

    Aimed to address Washington’s food insecurity issue through developing a community-based food assistance project. Created a food distribution plan for Farmstand Local Food’s We Feed WA proposal through

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Sage Yiming Guo, Hsin-Yu Huang, Hailey Menssen, Jacob Iyall, Justina Woo

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2022

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  • Addressing Food Insecurity Through Community-led Distribution Partnerships:
    Farmstand Local Foods and Pacific Coast Harvest, Neighborcare Health, and Rising Star (Team 1)

    We worked alongside Farmstand Local Foods/Pacific Coast Harvest and NeighborCare Health to address structural inequities that lead to food insecurity in the United States. This was achieved by developing a

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Katie Yee, Tansy Huang, Cindy Ziwen Sun, Kambria McDonald, Courtney Campbell

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2022

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  • Danny Woo Community Garden: The Safety & Sustainability Guide for Gardeners to Reduce Rodent Infestation (Team 2)

    Explored natural deterrent solutions to minimize rodent infestation in rural gardens. Our goal is to maintain a sustainable and equitable food system at the Danny Woo Community Garden free of rodenticides and

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Jackie Ramos, Christian David Stammer, Reem Abraham, Veronica Ritchie

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2022

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  • Improving Food Safety and Sustainability: Minimizing the Effects of Rodents in an Urban Community Garden (Team 1)

    For our Food Systems Capstone project, we collaborated with the Danny Woo Community Garden to suggest methods to decrease urban rodent infestations and their associated damage to gardeners’ crops. We

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Helena Wang, Zhiru Li, Michelle Davidson, Nima Sherpa

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2022

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  • Community-Driven Consumer Behavior Change for City of Seattle Human Services Department (Team 2)

    Researching, identifying, and analyzing effective methods to increase access to nutritionally dense and plant-based foods for the City of Seattle’s Human Services Department to help guide community-driven

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Valeria Uber Kellogg, Christina Gonzalez, Sophia Ching-Yu Yang, Delmaris Jones, Andrea Tang

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2022

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  • Community-Driven Consumer Behavior Change Team 1: Moving Towards Culturally Relevant, Environmentally Friendly Whole Foods

    For our capstone, we compiled multiple campaigns & research articles to evaluate how strategies can be implemented to increase access to healthy, environmentally friendly, and plant-based foods for

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Bingbing Xiaobing Zhang, Pam Napisa Chansiri, Ally Siu, Peyton Fairservice, Tania Aronowitz

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2022

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  • Community Engagement: Incorporating Social Media into the Food Action Plan (Team 2)

    Partnered with the City of Seattle’s Office of Sustainability and Environment to develop a recommendation on the public engagement process for the final update of Seattle’s Food Action Plan. Assessed how

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Sophie Wolfson, Yuyan Chen, Yuchen Zhang, Catherine Oh

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2022

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  • Designing Community Engagement for Seattle’s Food Action Plan (Team 1)

    Research on different cities’ food action plans to increase public engagement. Developed 4 strategies to increase Seattle’s residence engagement with the upcoming food action plan. Community Partner:

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Nicolle Jingyi Zhou, Connie Kening Huang, Sindy Hsin Ying Hsieh, Sophia Danielle Mathews

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2022

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  • Mapping the Garden: Creating sitemaps for current & future Green Square

    Created three maps for the University of Washington Tower Green Square representing the current state, future expansions and a 3D model using Adobe Illustrator, Miro, Figma, And SketchUp. Community Partners:

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Bethany Wang, Sharon Feng, Crystal Luu, Talon Hull, Jeffrey Balaoing

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2022

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  • True Cost Accounting: Document an ongoing budget to keep this project going in the medium to long term

    Examined the financial and social resources required for the successful completion of the University of Washington Green Square Project. Developed a budget that includes income from the Campus Sustainability

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Yushu Xiao, Alessandra Lorence, Tia Flora, Nathan Tran

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2022

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  • Finding the Money: Develop proposal for the next Campus Sustainability Fund (CSF) grant

    Utlized data, field trip experiences as well as new suggestions and ideas to write a proposal for the Campus Sustainability Fund (CSF) grant to support improvements to Green Square during the 2023-2024

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Francis Viloria, Kellie Weaver, Tyler Vongkhamchanh, Darcy Cai, Adrianne Lopez

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2022

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  • Scope of Work: Create plan for the 2022 seasonal student worker position(s)

    Investigated the scope of labor required for the forthcoming seasons of Spring, Summer, and Autumn at the UW Tower Urban Garden Space in order to develop a plan for the seasonal worker student position. By

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Kyra Bilgic, Lydia Leu, Terry Nguyen, Jessica Ruelas, Aarti Tandon

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2022

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  • Living Systems: Support soil health through a practical plan

    Assessed the soil quality at the UW Tower Green Square to help support both the soil and possible future urban agriculture practices. Understanding the soil and how to best amend the quality will set up a

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Ruohan Hong, Michael Li, Nghia Thai, Jessica Ketner, Jesus Mendoza

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2022

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  • Mind the GAP (Good Agricultural Practices): Maximize the food donation potential of the space through crop planning & food safety

    Developed a plan for how the UW Tower’s Green Square Garden will grow produce to donate to the UW Food Pantry. The goal is to grow produce year-round to supply the pantry with fresh produce, so that food

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Mia Luna, Erika Reinhardt, Adriel Liau, Hussain Al-Hamad, Avery Kennedy

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2022

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  • Placemaking: Design & maintenance for multiple uses

    Created a plan of action that would expand the appeal of the UW Tower’s Green Square and allow it to support multiple uses. This project includes welcoming diverse community populations, urban

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Jesus Untalan, Adrienne Quan, Anita Pham, Yuchen Cui, Leila Guerzon

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2022

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  • Story-telling in the Garden: Create a communication plan for the garden

    Researched effective means of communicating the stories of UWTower’s Green Square project. The goal was to increase engagement with the outdoor space by creating a welcoming area for all through the combined

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Sage Choi, Rumi Conley, Morgan Restivo, Chloe Huang, Anthony Lu

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2022

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  • Why & For Whom: Vision ideal uses and determine accessibility

    Engaged with the vision for UW Tower Green Square to contribute to food system sustainability and equity. Community Partners: Cheryl Wheeler (UW Tower Green Team); Jacinda Luna (UW Tower), Troy Swanson (UW

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Emma Washburn, Ashli Choi, Madilyn-Linh Lai, Sam He, Gian Hong

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2022

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  • Building a More Resilient & Equitable Food System in Seattle

    Community Partners: City of Seattle Office of Sustainability & Environment Analyzed resilience framework from Boston, MA in order to add recommendations to Seattle Food Action Plan and build more resilient

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Grace Kwak

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2021

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  • The Making of Composting with College Roommates

    Integrated research on the benefits of composting and experimentation by getting roommates to start

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Min Chang

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2021

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  • The Organic Food Industry in China

    Investigated the barriers that exist in the resilience and equity of Chinese organic food system and provided

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Ada Li, Siyu Zhao, Victoria Tran, Xinyu Wang

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2021

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  • Analysis of Decreasing Arable Lands Issue in China and Korea and Strategies for Supporting Local Farmers

    Assessed the impact of natural hazards and urbanization on the loss of arable lands in China Yangtze River region and Korean Gyeonggi province and introducing three possible solutions to help local communities

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Jingyi Yao, Regina Yin, Jingnan Yuan, Ji Eun Choi

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2021

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  • An Exploration of Food Delivery Industry in Shanghai and Its Impact On Workers Welfare, Environment and Public Health

    Explored and made recommendations for the food delivery industry in Shanghai, China during COVID-19 pandemic with intention to improve the system’s ability to respond to disruptions, strengthen and economy,

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Yide Cai, Ian Zhong, Siyi Guan

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2021

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  • Where’s Our Food?

    Community Partners: Plant Based Food Share; Farestart; King County Local Food Initiative Partnered with Farestart, Plant-Based Food Share, and King County Local Food Initiative with goal of improving food

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Sophia Lin, Shoka Araki, Madison Moore, Leah Nordberg, Janet Gebreselassie

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2021

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  • Where’s Our Food?

    Community Partners: Plant Based Food Share; Farestart; King County Local Food Initiative Created food map and pamphlet that highlights BIPOC farms in the greater Seattle area to increase awareness as well as

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Alaina Matsuda, Kimmy Kim, Adrian Rodriguez, Maddy Keegan, Taya DeLong, David Telix

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2021

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  • Incorporating Food Justice as a Value within Homeless Youth Shelters

    Community Partner: Youthcare’s Orion Project In partnership with YouthCare and the Orion Center, produced an interactive food justice document and editable food budget model, which seeks to encourage staff

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Christina Giang,Albert Kidd, Gina Simon, Amy Nguyen, Ebba Getachew

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2021

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  • Incorporating Food Justice as a Value within Homeless Youth Shelters

    Community Partner: Youthcare’s Orion Project This project served as a beginner’s guide to food justice. Created poster and brochure to introduce the movement, the values, and the necessities of food

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Liz Elton, Brynn Bench, Mariam Khalil, Jessica Garnica, and Jingjin Zhao

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2021

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  • Viva Farms Farm Safety and Injury Prevention Training Program

    Community Partner: Viva Farms Provided clear and concise materials addressing disability and injury prevention for students and

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Anna Sahlin, Jin Sun, Aidan Collins, Anna Chan, Sal Sepulveda

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2021

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  • A Growing Need for Accessible Agriculture at Viva Farms

    Community Partner: Viva Farms Collaborated with Viva Farms in Woodinville, Washington to investigate the community’s need for increased accessibility on the farm site with a focus on disability and injury

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Tessa Hignight-Roberts, Zoe Valencia, Laura R. Valle, Naomi von Ruden, Emily Sakaida

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2021

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  • Building a Digestate Distribution Pathway in our Community

    Community Partner: University District Food Bank Designed pamphlet, infographic, and comprehensive map to better distribute nutrient-rich liquid fertilizer from the University District Food Bank (UDFB)

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Sierra Einarsson, Jingwei Gong, Melody Guo, Havik Kouroupis, Taylor Strozyk, Guanlin Yu

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2021

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  • Expanding Culturally Relevant Food Choice

    Community Partner: University District Food Bank Partnering with the University District Food Bank to focus on providing resources for the food bank to obtain customer feedback on experience and food

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Katya Bloom, Hongzhou (Philip) Liao, Casey Chong, Danielle Lam, Ronan Spannuth

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2021

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  • Expanding Culturally Relevant Food Choice

    Community Partner: University District Food Bank In partnership with the University District Food Bank, focused on expanding culturally relevant food choice in food banks. Research methods included direct

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Richard Wu, Maryam Ahmadi, Brian Le, Yida Gao, Gyurme Lhazey

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2021

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  • Policy, Systems & Environmental (PSE) Strategies at Food Banks: What’s been successful?

    Community Partner: Solid Ground Partnered with Solid Ground, an anti-poverty and social services organization based out of Seattle, Washington, to research what policy, systems, and environmental (PSE)

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Eva Anderson, Kaley Chen, Curtis Harris, John Jin, Julissa Salas

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2021

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  • Policy, Systems & Environmental (PSE) Strategies at Food Banks: What’s been successful?

    Community Partner: Solid Ground A Collaborative Project with Solid Ground showcased a conglomeration of national strategies through various case studies. Used Solid Ground methods to implement and

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Varenna Knowles, Leina Seeley, Ian Grant, Mylynn Prak, Chase Raines

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2021

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  • Creative Land Tenure Options for Farmers in King County

    Community Partner: SnoValley Tilth In partnership with SnoValley Tilth, researched and proposed two creative land tenure options for application to King County which would provide farmers in King County an

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Isabella Danilyuk, Mercedes Lam, Ari Lui, Chloe Moore, Adela Wang

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2021

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  • Building a More Resilient & Equitable Food System in Seattle

    Community Partner: City of Seattle Office of Sustainability & Environment Part of the goal of building a more resilient and equitable food system for the City of Seattle, this project identified the

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Tessa Jantz, Pamela Chan, Anna Xu, Jingzhou (Jimmy) Wang, Tammy Nguyen

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2021

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  • Building a More Resilient & Equitable Food System in Seattle

    Community Partner: City of Seattle Office of Sustainability & Environment Partnered with the Seattle Office of Sustainability & Environment to give recommendations on the City’s next Food

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Kwan Yee Vivian Leung, Raisa Bermudez, Nikki Hogan, Ruihan Xu, Kathy Nguyen

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2021

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  • An Exploration of Local vs. Industrial Meat Production

    Community Partners: City of Seattle Farm to Table Program Worked with Farm To Table to create an infographic for educators at partner schools, encouraging the purchase of locally raised foods and identifying

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Charlie Sonmore, Kelsey Summers, Julia Meyer, Kiana Rose Camilon, Connor Pittman

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2021

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  • An Exploration of Local vs. Industrial Meat Production

    Community Partners: City of Seattle Farm to Table Program; Nourishian for Life  By researching local and industrial meat production’s environmental impacts and creating an infographic and fact sheet,

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Alyn Sanchez, Brandon Liebmann, Mia Williams, Rain Jiang, Wenyan Ma

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2021

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  • Building Food Systems Towards Food Sovereignty

    Community Partner: Yes Farm In partnership with Yes Farms, created a community-owned digital map of local food systems across South Seattle, West Seattle, and the Duwamish Waterway. The map consists of local

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Anthony London, Diane Vivio, Sarah Capetillo, Fotima Ibrokhim, Hannah Jordan

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2021

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  • Building Food Systems Towards Food Sovereignty

    Community Partner: Black Farmers Collective; Yes Farm In collaboration with Yes Farm, created a gardening curriculum targeted at middle school and high school-aged BIPOC urban youth. Curriculum includes

    Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

    Author(s): Ally Womack, Chris Dang, Zhane Spates, Katie Schroder, Jane Karumba

    Program(s): Food Systems Major

    Year: 2021

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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