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Si, Z., T. Schumilas, W. Chen, T. Fuller, and S. Scott, "What Makes a CSA a CSA? A Framework for Comparing CSAs with Cases of Canada and China", Canadian Food Studies, vol. 7, issue 1, 2020.


Si, Z., Y. Li, P. Fang, and L. Zhou, "“One Family, Two Systems”: Food Safety Crisis as a Catalyst for Agrarian Changes in Rural China", Journal of Rural Studies, vol. 69, 05/2019.
Si, Z., "Shifting from Industrial Agriculture to Diversified Agroecological Systems in China", The Reclaiming Diversity and Citizenship Series: Coventry University, 2019. PDF icon coventry-china-agriculture-aw.pdf (3.81 MB)


Scott, S., Z. Si, T. Schumilas, and A. Chen, "Organic Food and Farming in China: Top-down and Bottom-up Ecological Initiatives", Earthscan Food and Agriculture, New York, Routledge, 2018. PDF icon Organic Food and Farming in China (1.12 MB)
Si, Z., N. Dai, and D. Qi, "An Overview of Critical Issues of Alternative Food Networks in the Global Context", China Agricultural University Journal of Social Sciences Edition, vol. 35, issue 4, pp. 127-136, 2018. PDF icon quan_qiu_ti_dai_xing_shi_wu_ti_xi_zong_shu_.pdf (7.1 MB)
Scott, S., "Seeds and Sprouts for Peasants to Regain Market and Political Power.", Journal of Rural Studies, vol. 57, 2018.


Si, Z., "Rebuilding Consumer Trust in Food: Community Supported Agriculture in China", Sustainable Food Futures: Multidisciplinary Solutions, London and New York, Routledge, pp. 34-45, 2017.
Si, Z., T. Schumilas, and S. Scott, "Um Retrato das Redes Agroalimentares Alternativas na China", Cadeias curtas e redes agroalimentares alternativas: Negócios e mercados da agricultura familiar, Porto Alegre, Brazil, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria (UFSM), pp. 351-380, 2017.
He, X., N. Halberg, S. Cook, S. Scott, F. Martin, and X. Pan, "Certified Organic Agriculture as an Alternative Livelihood Strategy for Small-scale Farmers in China: A Case Study in Wanzai County, Jiangxi Province", Ecological Economics, vol. 145, pp. 301-307, 2017.
Meng, F., Y. Qiao, W. Wu, P. Smith, and S. Scott, "Environmental Impacts and Production Performances of Organic Agriculture in China: A Monetary Valuation", Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 188, issue 1, pp. 49-57, 2017.
Si, Z., and S. Scott, "Local, Organic Szechuan: China’s Urbanites are Finding Safer Food with Community Supported Agriculture.", Alternatives Journal, vol. 43, issue 2, pp. 58-61, 2017. PDF icon Local, Organic Szechuan (197.15 KB)


Schumilas, T., and S. Scott, "Beyond ‘Voting with Your Chopsticks’: Community Organising for Safe Food in China", Asia Pacific Viewpoint, vol. 57, issue 3, 12/2016.
Si, Z., and S. Scott, "Approaching Sustainable Urban Development in China through a Food System Planning Lens", Hungry Cities Discussion Paper, 2016.


Si, Z., T. Schumilas, and S. Scott, "Characterizing Alternative Food Networks in China", Agriculture and Human Values, vol. 32, issue 2, 2015.
Wang, R. Yu, Z. Si, S. Scott, and C. Nam Ng, "The Transformation of Trust in China’s Alternative Food Networks: Disruption, Reconstruction, and Development", Ecology and Society , vol. 20, issue 2, 2015.
Si, Z., "Alternative Food Networks and Rural Development Initiatives in China: Characterization, Contestations and Interactions", Geography and Environmental Management, vol. PhD, Waterloo, University of Waterloo, 2015.
Chen, A., "China’s Path in Developing Organic Agriculture: Opportunities and Implications for Small-scale Farmers and Rural Development", Geography and Environmental Management, vol. PhD, Waterloo, University of Waterloo, 2015.


Chen, A., and S. Scott, "Rural Development Strategies and Government Roles in the Development of Farmers’ Cooperatives in China", Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, vol. 4, issue 3, 2014.
Schumilas, T., "Alternative Food Networks with Chinese Characteristics", Geography and Environmental Management, vol. PhD, Waterloo, University of Waterloo, 2014.

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