Jennifer Blecha

Jennifer Blecha
Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2007
Food justice, urban agriculture, waste and waste prevention, public policy, critical animal geographies, feminist and critical race geographies,

Contact Information

(415) 405-2495

HSS 265
Office Hours
Tu 12-1:30, Th 3:30-5 in-person & Zoom


Recent publications:

Blecha, J. (2015). Regulating backyard slaughter: Strategies and gaps in municipal livestock ordinances. Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development, 6(1), 33–48.

Blecha, Jennifer, and Helga Leitner. "Reimagining the food system, the economy, and urban life: new urban chicken-keepers in US cities." Urban geography 35.1 (2014): 86-108.

Blecha, Jennifer, and Adam Davis. "Distance, proximity, and freedom: Identifying conflicting priorities regarding urban backyard livestock slaughter."Geoforum 57 (2014): 67-77.