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Areas of expertise

Critical geography , Environmental justice , Green gentrification , Urban agriculture and food systems

  • Full Professor (Professeur-chercheur titulaire)
  • Editor, Urban Geography
  • Co-Director, C3V (Cities Voices Visions Collaboratory)

Urbanisation Culture Société Research Centre

385 rue Sherbrooke E
Montreal, QC  H2X 1E3

See the research centre


Caroline Flory-Célini

PhD candidate in Urban Studies

Sugir Selliah

PhD student in Urban Studies

Clara Cobbett Labonté

Masters student in Urban Studies

Hubert Demers-Campeau

Masters student in Populations Studies 

Lucie Cordier

Masters student in Populations Studies

Laurie Hétu

Masters student in Urban Studies


2024 – Professeur-chercheur titulaire (Full Professor), INRS – Centre Urbanisation Culture Société
2020 – 2024 Professeur-chercheur agrégé (Associate Professor), INRS – Centre Urbanisation Culture Société
2019 – Editor (Rédacteur-en-chef adjoint), Urban Geography
2022 – International Advisory Board (Comité scientifique), Journal of Peasant Studies
2022 Visiting Professor (Professeur invité), Département de géographie, Université Paris 8
2017 – 2020 Associate Professor (Professeur agrégé), Urban Studies & Planning, Portland State University
2018 – 2019 Visiting Professor (Professeur visiteur), Institut des sciences de l’environnement, UQAM
2018 – 2019 Visiting Scholar, Geography, Planning & Environment, Concordia University
2011 – 2017 Assistant Professor (Professeur adjoint), Urban Studies & Planning, Portland State University


2011 PhD, Geography, University of California, Berkeley
2004 MSc, Agroecology, North Carolina State University
2001 Certificat, Sustainable Agriculture, Central Carolina Community College
1996 BA, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
1994 DEUF, Université Jean Moulin-Lyon III

Current Projects

  • Scoping and Storying Food Governance in Inuit Nunangat (SSHRC, 2023 – 2028)
  • Labo équité en climat (Ouranos/Mitacs, 2023 – 2026)
  • Compost Contested: An Urban Political Ecology of Municipal Organic Waste Governance in Montreal (SSHRC, 2021 – 2024)
  • Omics to close the loop: Optimized amendments from local agri-food waste for carbon footprint reduction (Genome Québec, 2023 – 2027)

Past Projects

Research Groups

  • Collaboratoire Villes Voix Visions (C3V, Co-Directeur)




  • Séminaire pluridisciplinaire sur la ville (EUR 9133)
  • Villes et justice climatique (EUR 8511)


  • Perspectives interdisciplinaires dans l’étude des problématiques environnementales

Portland State University

  • Urban Environmental Issues
  • Sustainable Cities & Regions
  • Theorizing Urban Natures
  • Critical Urban Theory
  • Sociology & Politics of Urban Life
  • Feeding the City
  • Urban Agriculture & Food Systems
  • Participatory Research Methods for Community Development

University of California, Berkeley

  • Urban Agriculture
  • Natural Resources & Population
  • Development History & Theory
  • Agriculture at the Metropolitan Edge
  • Global Warming

Central Carolina Community College

  • Organic Crop Production
  • Appropriate Technology and International Development


Graduate Advising

PhD (underway)

  • Caroline Flory-Célini
  • Sugir Selliah
  • Logan Penvern (UQAM, co-chair) Les potagers domestique de Montréal : Contribution d’initiatives individuelles pour une sécurité alimentaire commune

Masters (underway)

  • Clara Cobbett Labonté
  • Georgina Morris

PhD (completed)

  • Diana Denham (PSU, 2020) The Persistence of Indigenous Markets in Mexico’s Supermarket Revolution
  • Amy Coplen (PSU, 2019) Precarity, Organizing,and Sustainability in Portland’s Farm-to-Table Economy
  • Erin Goodling (PSU, 2017) Grassroots Resistance in the Sustainable City: Portland Harbor Superfund Site Contamination, Cleanup, and Collective Action

Masters (completed)

  • Amy Marion (PSU, 2019, co-chair) An Examination of Non-waged Labor and Local Food Movement Growth in the Southern Appalachians
  • Claire Bach (2017, PSU) Citizen-led Urban Agriculture and the Politics of Spatial Reappropriation in Montreal, Quebec 
  • Emily Becker (PSU, 2015) Beyond Fruit: Examining Community in a Community Orchard
  • Jen Turner (PSU, 2013) The View from the Table: An Analysis of Participant Reactions to Community-Based Dialogues on Food and Justice

Media Coverage

Radio / Podcast / TV / Film

CKIA 88.3fm Radio Urbaine, Québec, reveille!, 15 déc 2021 

Radio-Canada, On va se le dire, 24 nov 2021

CBC Radio One Montreal 88.5 fm, Daybreak Montreal, 8 Aug 2019

Farm to Radio (podcast), 1 May 2018

Future Cities (podcast), 1 January 2018 

KXRY Portland 91.1 fm, 19 Jul 2017, “Grow PDX”

Growing Cities, feature-length documentary film, aired on 100+ PBS stations, film festivals, and screenings worldwide from 2013 to 2015

KXRY Portland 91.1 fm, 24 Jul 2014, “Thank You Democracy w/ Jefferson Smith”, 11 Feb 2014, “Greenhorns Radio” 

Grow Local”, Bay Localize, Fall 2011, 

KPIX San Francisco CBS Channel 5 News, 23 Sept 2011, “Lead affecting East Bay gardens”

KPFA Berkeley 94.1 fm, 5 Feb 2010, “Terra Verde

Presses / Livres

Le Devoir, « La misère dorée derrière la transition verte », 23 May 2023.​

Québec Science, “Des serres communautaires pour se prémunir contre l’insécurité alimentaire“, 11 nov 2021

INRS Actualités, 13 mai 2021, “L’agriculture urbaine, de l’initiative citoyenne à la réglementation politique” 

VRM, 19 Mar 2021, “Raconte-moi un terrain: Interview avec Nathan McClintock – Déterrer l’histoire des jardins afro-américains à Portland” 

La Presse, 27 Jan 2021, “Des serres urbaines pour réduire l’insécurité alimentaire” 

Urbania, 7 Oct 2020, “Ces cerveaux qui changent notre quotidien” 

INRS Actualités, 15 Sep 2020, “Nathan McClintock, professeur au Centre Urbanisation Culture Société” 

La Presse, 5 Aug 2019, “Haro sur l’éco-embourgeoisement

The Skanner, 6 Jul 2017, “Urban farming for everybody

Institute for Sustainable Solutions eNews, 6 Jul 2017, “Food Systems field trip features Latinx movements in agriculture and community-led retail business”

Switzer Foundation, 28 Jun 2017, “A Switzer Network Leadership story – Nathan McClintock: Urban agriculture and eco-gentrification

What a City is For: Remaking the Politics of Displacement by Matt Hern, MIT Press, 2016.

CityLab (The Atlantic), 8 Aug 2016, “Portland’s disappearing affordable bungalow

BBC, 11 Feb 2016, “Why you should think about becoming a farmer

PSU News, 10 Dec 2015, “PSU research to explore link between urban gardens and gentrification” 

Portland Business Journal, 16 Oct 2015, “PSU feeds demands for food systems education” 

Portland Tribune, 15 Sep 2015, “Urban gardens plant seeds of activism”    

OZY, 5 Jul 2015, “How to farm without breaking a sweat”   

The Globe and Mail, 3 Apr 2015, “Urban farmers at Grow Calgary tap into a different kind of cornucopia” 

Seedstock, 2 Dec 2014, “Urban agriculture: What’s really making a mark?” 

Capital Press (Salem, OR), 19 May 2014, “’Village farm’ a feature of development” 

EJ USA, Vol. 18, No. 10, April 2014, “Urban Farming” ·      

The Daily Cal (Berkeley, CA), 6 Feb 2014, “Students, faculty spearhead new possible food systems and sustainability minor”  

Rebuilding the Foodshed: How to Create Local, Sustainable, and Secure Food Systems by Philip Ackerman-Leist, Chelsea Green Publishing, 2013

Metroscape, Summer 2013, “Community Breeders: Animal husbandry in Portlandia” 

Oakland Local, 11 Nov 2013, “New State farm bill supports urban farming–once Oakland approves the ordinance”

Oregon Business, 17 Oct 2013, “C-stores fill food desert niche”

Civil Eats, 18 Apr 2013, “An instruction manual for fixing the food system

BioCycle, March 2012, “Urban Farming Grows in Oakland”

California Magazine, Fall 2011, “Justice—and Good Grub—For All” 

Sacramento Bee, 9 Oct 2011, “Should Oakland’s backyard farmers raise and kill animals for food?”

East Bay Express, 3 Aug 2011, “How Safe Is Your Soil?” (reprinted in Grist)

UC Berkeley College of Letters and Science, 20 Nov 2010, “Urban Farm a Classroom for Equitable Food Policy”

Oakland Local, 1 Jul 2010, “Growing Food on City Land: Challenging, but not impossible”

The Bay Citizen, 13 Jun 2010, “What’s In Your Dirt?”

Howard University News Service, 14 May 2010, “Pushing Vegetables, Fruits on the Corner”

Oakland Tribune, 6 Nov 2009, “Report finds Oakland’s edible potential” 

The Daily Cal  (Berkeley, CA), 30 Sep 2009, “Students Learn About Food From the Roots Up”

National Geographic, Sep 2008, “Dirt Poor: Haiti has lost its soil and the means to feed itself”


Panel: “Growing Grass in Gravel: A Panel on Green Gentrification and Environmental Justice”, School of Community and Public Affairs, Concordia University, Bâtiment 7, Montréal, QC, 19 Mar 2024. 


“Le développement de l’agriculture urbaine : Le gentrification et la justice alimentaire”, Entretiens Jacques Cartier, Lyon, France, 10 Oct 2023.


“Compost – In 3 Acts”, Das Kompost Festival – Die lebendige Kunst der Transformation, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster, Münster, Germany (pre-recorded video), 16 – 25 Jun 2022.


“Agricultura urbana y periurbana, seguridad alimentaria y sustentabilidad”, Colloque avec Héctor Ávila Sánchez (UNAM), Matías García (Universidad Nacional de La Plata), et José Álvaro Hernández Flores (Colegio de México), 30 juin 2021.

SÉRI 9, Vitrine Technologique, 17 nov 2020.

“The Rose that Grew from Concrete”, Dimensions of Political Ecology (DOPE) 6, University of Kentucky, Plenary panel avec Nik Heynen, Sapana Doshi et Carolyn Finney, 27 février 2016.

Introduction, 10th Annual Critical Geographies Mini-Conference, Portland State University, 14 novembre 2015.


Journal Articles

Nathan McClintock and Georgina Morris* (2024). Urban geographies of waste. Urban Geography. Doi: 10.1080/02723638.2024.2319437

Renaud Hourcade et Nathan McClintock (2023) L’alimentation, un enjeu de justice sociale: Mouvements alimentaires, politiques publiques et inégalitésLien social et Politiques 90: 5–34. (equal authorship)

Nathan McClintock and Amy K. Coplen (2023) “Helping each other to help ourselves”: Viviane Barnett, the Green Fingers project, and Black agrarian upbuilding in Albina. Oregon Historical Quarterly 124(2):118-157.

Émilie Houde-Tremblay, Geneviève Cloutier, Nathan McClintock, René Audet, and Alain Olivier (2023) Compromise in the making of urban agroecology: Grassroots initiatives and the politics of prefigurative experimentation in Madrid, Spain. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems 47(7):972-995.

Nathan McClintock and Stéphane Guimont Marceau (2023) Settler-colonial urbanisms: Convergences, divergences, limits, contestations. Urban Geography 44(2):273-277.

Eugene McCann, Nathan McClintock, and Christiana Miewald (2023) Mobilizing ‘impermaculture’: Temporary urban agriculture and the sustainability fix. Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space 6(2):952-975. (equal authorship)

Melanie Malone and Nathan McClintock. (2022) A critical physical geography of no-till agriculture: Linking degraded environmental quality to conservation policies in an Oregon watershed. The Canadian Geographer / Le géographe canadien 67(1):74-91.

Thi-Thanh-Hiên Pham, Nathan McClintock, and Éric Duchemin (2022) Home-grown food: How do urban form, socio-economic status and ethnicity influence food gardens in Montréal? Applied Geography 145 (102746):1-12.

Nathan McClintock, Christiana Miewald, and Eugene McCann (2021) Governing urban agriculture: Formalization, resistance, and re-visioning in two ‘green cities’International Journal of Urban and Regional Research 45(3):498-515.

Megan Horst, Nathan McClintock, Adrien Baysse-Lainé, Ségolène Darly, Flaminia Paddeu, Coline Perrin, Kristin Reynolds, and Christophe-Toussaint Soulard (2021) Translating land justice through comparison: A US-French dialogue and research agenda. Agriculture and Human Values 38: 865-880.

Claire E. Bach and Nathan McClintock (2021) Reclaiming the city one plot at a time? DIY garden projects, radical democracy, and the politics of spatial appropriationEnvironment and Planning C: Politics and Space 39(5): 859-878.

Levi Van Sant, Mona Domosh, Elizabeth Hennessy, Mohammed Rafi Arefin, Nathan McClintock, and Sharlene Mollett (2018) Historical geographies of, and for, the presentProgress in Human Geography 44(1):168-188.

Nathan McClintock (2018) Urban agriculture, racial capitalism, and resistance in the settler-colonial cityGeography Compass 12(6):e12373.

Paddeu, Flaminia, Nathan McClintock, and Christophe-Toussaint Soulard (2018) De l’agriculture urbaine à la justice alimentaire : regards critiques franco-américainsUrbanités 10(1).

Gail Langellotto, Andony Melathopolous, Isabella Messer, Aaron Anderson, Nathan McClintock, and Lucas Costner (2018) Garden pollinators and the potential for ecosystem service flow to urban and peri-urban agricultureSustainability 10(6):1-16.

Nathan McClintock (2018) Cultivating (a) sustainability capital: Urban agriculture, eco-gentrification, and the uneven valorization of social reproductionAnnals of the American Association of Geographers 108(2):579-590.

Nathan McClintock and Michael Simpson (2018) Stacking functions: Identifying motivational frames guiding urban agriculture organizations and businesses in the United States and CanadaAgriculture and Human Values 35(1):19-39.

Darly, Ségolène and Nathan McClintock (2017) Urban agriculture in the neoliberal city: Critical European perspectives. Introduction to a Themed Section. ACME: A Journal of Critical Geographies 16(2):224-231.

Darly, Ségolène and Nathan McClintock (2017) Agriculture urbaine et ville néolibérale : perspectives critiques venues d’Europe. Introduction à un dossier thématique. ACME: A Journal of Critical Geographies 16(2):224-231.

Megan Horst, Nathan McClintock, and Lesli Hoey (2017) The intersection of planning, urban agriculture, and food justice: A review of the literatureJournal of the American Planning Association 83(3):277-295.

Charles Z. Levkoe, Nathan McClintock, Laura-Anne Minkoff-Zern, Amy K. Coplen, Jennifer Gaddis, Joann Lo, Felipe Tendick-Matesanz, and Analyse Weiler (2016) Forging links between food chain labor activists and academicsJournal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development 6(2):1-14.

Nathan McClintock, Dillon Mahmoudi, Michael Simpson, and Jacinto Pereira Santos (2016) Socio-spatial differentiation in the Sustainable City: A mixed-methods assessment of residential gardens in metropolitan Portland, Oregon, USALandscape and Urban Planning 148:1-16.

Nathan McClintock (2015) A critical physical geography of urban soil contaminationGeoforum 65:69-85.

Erin Goodling, Jamaal Green, and Nathan McClintock (2015) Uneven development of the sustainable city: Shifting capital in Portland, OregonUrban Geography 36(4):504-527. (equal authorship)

Nathan McClintock, Esperanza Pallana, and Heather Wooten (2014) Urban livestock ownership, management, and regulation in the United States: An exploratory survey and research agendaLand Use Policy 38:426-440.

Rebecca Lave, Matthew Wilson, Elizabeth Barron, Christine Biermann, Mark Carey, Chris Duvall, Leigh Johnson, Maria Lane, Nathan McClintock, Darla Munroe, Rachel Pain, James Proctor, Bruce Rhoads, Morgan Robertson, Jairus Rossi, Nathan Sayre, Gregory Simon, Marc Tadaki, and Christopher Van Dyke (2014) Intervention: Critical physical geographyThe Canadian Geographer / Le Géographe canadien 58(1):1-10.

Nathan McClintock (2014) Radical, reformist, and garden-variety neoliberal: Coming to terms with urban agriculture’s contradictionsLocal Environment 19(2):147-171.

Nathan McClintock, Jenny Cooper, and Snehee Khandeshi (2013) Assessing the potential contribution of vacant land to vegetable production and consumption in Oakland, CaliforniaLandscape and Urban Planning 111:46-58.

Nathan McClintock (2012) Assessing soil lead contamination at multiple scales in Oakland, California: Implications for urban agriculture and environmental justiceApplied Geography 35(1-2):460-473.

Nathan McClintock, Heather Wooten, and Alethea Brown (2012) Towards a food policy “first step” in Oakland, California: A food policy council’s efforts to promote urban agriculture zoningJournal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development 2(4):15-42.

Nathan McClintock (2010) Why farm the city? Theorizing urban agriculture through a lens of metabolic riftCambridge Journal of Regions, Economy, and Society 3(2):191–207.

Nathan McClintock and Amadou Makhtar Diop (2005) Soil fertility management and compost use in Senegal’s Peanut BasinInternational Journal of Agricultural Sustainability 3(2):79-91.


Special Issues

Renaud Hourcade and Nathan McClintock (eds). (2023). Numéro special. L’alimentation, un enjeu de justice sociale : mouvements alimentaires, politiques publiques et inégalitésLien social et politiques No. 90.

Nathan McClintock and Stéphane Guimont Marceau (eds). (2023). Debates & Interventions. Settler-Colonial Urbanisms: Convergences, Divergences, Limits, Contestations. Urban Geography 44(2):273-300.

Ségolène Darly and Nathan McClintock (eds). 2017. Urban Agriculture in the Neoliberal City: Critical European Perspectives. ACME: An International Journal of Critical Geographies 16(2).


Book Chapters

Megan Horst, Nathan McClintock, and Lesli Hoey (in press, 2023) The intersection of planning, urban agriculture, and food justice. In S. Raja, M. Caton Campbell, A. Judelsohn, B. Born, and A. Morales (eds). Planning for Equitable Urban Agriculture in the United States: Future Directions for a New Ethic in City Building. Cham: Springer Nature Switzerland.

Thi-Thanh-Hiên Pham, Michelle Kee, Nathan McClintock, and Tammara Soma. (2023). The Rise of the Urban Food Question in Vancouver and Montreal. In S. Breux and M. Holden (eds) Crossing Paths, Crossing Perspectives : Urban Studies in Quebec and British Columbia. Quebec City: Presses de l’Université Laval, pp. 121-146.

Thi-Thanh-Hiên Pham, Michelle Kee, Nathan McClintock, and Tammara Soma. (2023). L’emergence de la question de l’alimentation du milieu urbain à Vancouver et à Montréal. Dans S. Breux and M. Holden (dir.) Regards croisés sur les études urbaines au Québec et en Colombie-Brittanique. Québec : Presses de l’Université Laval, pp. 135-163.

Nathan McClintock (2021) Nullius no more? Valorising vacancy through urban agriculture in the settler-colonial ‘green city’. In C. O’Callaghan & C. Di Feliciantonio (eds) The New Urban Ruins: Vacancy, Urban Politics, and International Experiments in the Post-Crisis City. Bristol: Policy Press, pp. 91-108.

Emily Becker and Nathan McClintock (2020) The Cost of Low-Hanging Fruit: An Orchard, a Non-Profit, and Changing Community in Portland, Oregon. In A. Alkon, Y. Kato, J. Sbicca (eds) A Recipe for Gentrification: Food, Power, and Resistance in the City. New York: NYU Press, pp. 132-153.

Nathan McClintock (2018) Cultivating (a) Sustainability Capital: Urban Agriculture, Eco-Gentrification, and the Uneven Valorization of Social Reproduction. In N. Heynen (ed) Social Justice and the City. New York: Routledge.

Nathan McClintock, Christiana Miewald, and Eugene McCann (2018) The Politics of Urban Agriculture: Sustainability, Governance, and Contestation. In Andrew E.G. Jonas, Byron Miller, Kevin Ward, and David Wilson (eds) The Routledge Handbook of Spaces of Urban Politics. London: Routledge, pp. 361-374.

Nathan McClintock, Alex Novie, and Matthew Gebhardt (2017) Is It Local… Or Authentic and Exotic? Ethnic Food Carts and Gastropolitan Habitus on Portland’s Eastside. In J Agyeman, C Matthews, and H Sobel (eds) Food Trucks, Cultural Identity, and Social Justice: From Loncheras to Lobsta Love. Cambridge: MIT Press, pp. 285-309.

Nathan McClintock (2017) Preface. In A WinklerPrins (ed) Global Urban Agriculture. Stylus/CABI, pp. xi-xvi.

Jennifer Turner, Nathan McClintock, Monica Cuneo, Alex Novie, and Sally Eck (2016). Who is at the Table? Fostering Anti-Oppression Practice through a Food Justice Dialogue Series. In J Allen et al. (eds) Sustainable Solutions: Let Knowledge Serve the City. Sheffield: Greenleaf Publishing, pp. 104-119.

Nathan McClintock and Michael Simpson (2016) Cultivating in Cascadia: Comparing Urban Agriculture Policy and Practice in Portland, Seattle, and Vancouver. In J Dawson and A Morales (eds) Cities of Farmers: Urban Agricultural Practices and Processes. Iowa City: U of Iowa Press, pp. 59-82.

Nathan McClintock (2011) From Industrial Garden to Food Desert: Demarcated Devalution in the Flatlands of Oakland, California. In A Alkon and J Agyeman (eds) Cultivating Food Justice: Race, Class, and Sustainability. Cambridge: MIT Press, pp. 89-120.

Nathan McClintock (2006) Senegal’s Cooperative Movement. In R van Weenhuizen (ed.) Cities Farming for the Future: Urban Agriculture for Green and Productive Cities. Ottawa/Leusden: IDRC/RUAF.


Book Reviews

Nathan McClintock (2022) Book Review / Compte rendu de livre: Shared Histories: Witsuwit’en-Settler Relations in Smithers, British Columbia, 1913 – 1973 by Tyler McCreary (Smithers: Creekstone Press, 2018, 247 pp.). The Canadian Geographer / Le Géographe canadien.

Nathan McClintock, Erin McElroy, Manissa Maharawal, Sara Safransky, Rachel Brahinsky, and Alexander Tarr (2022) Book Review Forum: The People’s Guide to the San Francisco Bay Area by Rachel Brahinsky & Alexander Tarr (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2019)Urban Geography 43(3): 470-479.

Nathan McClintock (2017) Book Review/ Compte rendu: Doing Community-Based Research: Perspectives from the Field by Greg Halseth, Sean Markey, Laura Ryser, and Don Manson (Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2016, 352 pp.)The Canadian Geographer / Le Géographe canadien 61(4).

Nathan McClintock (2017) Book Review: The Portland Black Panthers: Empowering Albina and Remaking a City by Lucas N.N. Burke and Judson Jeffries (University of Washington Press, 2016)Southern California Quarterly 99(2):242-244.

Christine C. Caruso, Nathan McClintock, Gail Myers, Evan Weissman, Hank Herrera, Daniel Block & Kristin Reynolds (2016). Book Review Forum: Beyond the Kale: Urban Agriculture and Social Justice Activism in New York City by Kristin Reynolds and Nevin Cohen (University of Georgia Press, 2016)The AAG Review of Books 4(4):234-243.

Nathan McClintock (2014) Book Review: California Cuisine and Just Food. By Sally K. Fairfax, Louise Nelson Dyble, Greig Tor Guthey, Lauren Gwin, Monica Moore, and Jennifer Sokolove (MIT Press, 2012)Pacific Historical Review 83(1):172-173.


Reports / White Papers

Chantal Gailloux, Nathan McClintock, Sophie L. Van Neste, Jasmin Raymond, Florence Barnabé, Arnaud Beaulac, Geneviève Bordeleau, Hélène Clavelier, Jackson Dos Santos Brito, Caroline Flory-Célini, Brenda Garcia Gonzalez, Didier Haillot, Sophie Lavoie, S., Xavier Léveillée-Dallaire, Emma Mamifarananahary, Florian Maranghi, Danielle Monfet, Louis-César Pasquier, and Sugir Selliah (2023). CommunoSerre : Enjeux sociaux et techniques des serres communautaires urbaines dans les quartiers défavorisés – Une boîte à outils pour et dé Rapport de recherche, Institut national de la recherche scientifique, Montréal, Québec. 42 pp.

Coralie Gaudreau, Laurence Guillaumie, Charlotte Giard-Laliberté, Nathan McClintock, Sophie Dupéré, & Olivier Boiral (2023). Les serres communautaires au Québec : Un guide pour démystifier les investissements requis et les retombées. Rapport de recherche, Université Laval, Quebec City, Quebec, 36 pp.

Éric Duchemin, Logan Penvern, Nathan McClintock, & Thi-Thanh-Hiên Pham (2021) Évaluation de l’agriculture urbaine comme infrastructure verte de résilience individuelle et collective face aux changements climatiques et sociaux. Rapport final. AU/Lab / UQAM / Ouranos, Montréal, QC. 273 pp.

Éric Duchemin & Nathan McClintock (2020) L’apport alimentaire de l’agriculture urbaine sociale aux villes en temps de crise : le cas de Montréal. Carnet de recherche AU/Lab, Montréal, QC.

Laura Combs & Nathan McClintock (2017) Comparing Urban Agriculture in Four Areas of Portland: Mapping & Survey Results. Portland State University, Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning, Portland, OR.

Glen T. Daigger, Joshua P. Newell, Nancy G. Love, Nathan McClintock, Mary Gardiner, Eugene Mohareb, Megan Horst, Jennifer Blesh, & Anu Ramaswami (2016) Scaling Up Agriculture in City-Regions to Mitigate FEW System Impacts. White Paper developed in support of a NSF-funded workshop​ held at the School of Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, October 5-6, 2015.

Nathan McClintock & Michael Simpson (2014) A Survey of Urban Agriculture Organizations and Businesses in the US & Canada: Preliminary Results. Portland State University, Toulan School of Urban Studies and Planning, Portland, OR.

Oakland Food Policy Council (2010) Transforming the Oakland Food System: A Plan for Action. OFPC, Oakland, CA. (contributor)

Public Health Law & Policy (2010) Healthy Food Resource Assessment for Santa Clara County. Public Health Law & Policy, Oakland, CA. (contributor)

Nathan McClintock & Jenny Cooper (2009, revised 2010) Cultivating the Commons: An Assessment of the Potential for Urban Agriculture on Oakland’s Public Land. City Slicker Farms / HOPE Collaborative / Food First, Oakland, CA.

Nathan McClintock (2008) From Industrial Garden to Food Desert: Unearthing the Root Structure of Urban Agriculture in Oakland, California. Berkeley: Institute for the Study of Social Change Working Paper No. 32.

Nathan C. McClintock (2005) Compost Production and Use in Sustainable Farming Systems. Center for Environmental Farming Systems Field Notes for Farmers No.1 (NC Cooperative Extension Publication #AG-676-01W).

Nathan C. McClintock (2004) Regenerative Agriculture for Haiti’s Central Plateau—A Sustainable Foundation for Food and Nutrition Security. Zanmi Lasante Paris. French version.


Reference Entries / Case Studies

Darly, Ségolène, Nathan McClintock, Christophe-Toussaint Soulard, and Thomas Maillard (2020) Agriculture urbaine. In Dictionnaire critique de l’anthropocène. Paris: CNRS Éditions, pp. 20-23.

System of rice intensification (SRI) in Mali. Agroecology Case Studies, Oakland Institute/Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa.

Integrating livestock, agroforestry, organic vegetable production, farmer cooperatives and extension in Rwanda. Agroecology Case Studies, Oakland Institute/Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa. Also in French.

The Machobane farming system in Lesotho. Agroecology Case Studies, Oakland Institute/Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa.

Women’s association for compost and other agroecological practices in Burkina Faso. Agroecology Case Studies, Oakland Institute/Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa.

Organic cotton production in West Africa. Agroecology Case Studies, Oakland Institute/Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa. Also in French.

Nathan McClintock (2010) “Agricultural Extension” In P. Robbins, D. Mulvaney, & J.G. Golson (eds) Green Society. Vol. 3: Green Food. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.

Nathan McClintock (2008) “Sustainable Agriculture” and “Biotechnology” In R.M. Juang & N. Morrissette (eds). Africa and the Americas: Culture, Politics, and History. Santa Barbara: ABC-Clio.

N.C. McClintock and I.M. El-Tahir (2004) “Hibiscus sabdariffa (L.)” In G.J.H. Gruebben & L.O. Denton (eds.) Plant Resources of Tropical Africa 2: Vegetables. Waginengen, The Netherlands: PROTA Foundation, pp. 321-326. (co-authored w/ I.M. El-Tahir)

Nathan C. McClintock (2003) Agroforesty and sustainable resource conservation in Haiti: a case study. NCSU Department of Forestry. Agroforesty Working Paper.


Dissertations / Theses

Cultivation, Capital, and Contamination: Urban Agriculture in Oakland, California. PhD dissertation, UC Berkeley, Department of Geography, 2011.

Production and Use of Compost and Vermicompost in Sustainable Farming Systems. MS thesis, NCSU, Department of Crop Science, 2004.


Other Publications

Mélika Bazin & Éric Duchemin, translated by Nathan McClintock (2021) Urban agriculture, one tomato at a time: A tale of researching home gardens. Comic strip. AU/LAB. BD en français.

Nathan McClintock, Jeremy Young, Jacinto Santos, Taren Evans, and Mike Simpson (2013) The Landscape of Food ProductionMetroscape, Institute for Portland Metropolitan Studies, Portland, Summer 2013, pp. 13-19.

Will the Small Farmers Win this Time Around? Center for Latin American Studies, UC Berkeley, October 2007.

Nathan C. McClintock (2006) Regenerative Agricultural Entrepreneurship and Education along the Petite Cote, Senegal. LEISA Magazine for Low External Input and Sustainable Agriculture 22(2): 26-27.

Sustainable in Senegal. A 13-story, monthly feature on sustainable agriculture in Senegal. The New Farm, July 2005 – July 2006.

Nathan C. McClintock (2004) Women in Senegalese Peri-Urban Agriculture—The case of Touba Peycouck. Urban Agriculture Magazine 12:25-26. Also in Portuguese.

Nathan C. McClintock (2004) Roselle in Senegal and Mali. LEISA Magazine for Low External Input and Sustainable Agriculture 20(1):8-10. Also in French (AGRIDAPE 20:1) and Bahasa Indonesian (SALAM 10(2):33-34).