Cathy Wirth

Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures Project Manager
  • Institute on Urban Health Research

Office: 310 INV
Phone: 617-373-7615

M.S., International Agricultural Development, University of California Davis
B.A., Environmental Anthropology, Swarthmore College

Food access and health equity
Nutrition and childhood obesity
Domestic and international food systems
Sustainable agriculture

Publications (selected):

Strochlic, Ron,Cathy Wirth, Ana Fernandez Besada and Christy Getz. “Farm Labor Conditions on Organic Farms in California.”Davis, CA: California Institute for Rural Studies, June 2008.

Wirth, Cathy, Ron Strochlic and Christy Getz. “Hunger In The Fields: Food Insecurity Among Farmworkers In Fresno County.”Davis, CA: California Institute for Rural Studies, November 2007.

Strochlic, Ron, Don Villarejo, Sandra Nichols, Cathy Wirth and Raoul Lievanos. “An Assessment of the Demand for Farm Worker Housing in Napa County.” Davis, CA: California Institute for Rural Studies, March 2007.

Hinijosa Luna, Edgar and Cathy Wirth. "Study of neighborhoods in the Metropolitan District of Quito where demonstration gardens will be implemented under the Agrupar Program." Consultant’s report for the Department of Human Development, Municipality of Quito, Ecuador, August 2002.

Wirth, Cathyand Fernanda Almieda. "Participatory methodology in the identification and construction of indicators that measure the impact of Urban Agriculture." Consultant’s report for the Urban Management Program, United Nations Center for Human Settlements, June 2002.

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