Journal articles and book chapters
Trading in the secretive commodity. Economy and Society, 2017, 46, 3-4, 499-521.
Big food and little data: The slow harvest of corporate food supply chain sustainability initiatives. Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 2017, 107, 6, 1389-1406.
Wicked nutrition: The controversial greening of official dietary guidance, Gastronomica, 2016, 16, 2, 69-80.
From behind the curtain: Talking about values in LCA. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, 2015, 10.1007/s11367-015-0879-6.
It's complicated: corporate sustainability and the uneasiness of life cycle assessment, Science as Culture, 2015, 24, 2, 157-82.
Moral economies and the cold chain, Historical Research, 2015, 88, 239, 125-137.
Footprint technopolitics, Geoforum, 2014, 55, 178-189.
The secret lives of corporate food, Limn, 2013, Issue Four.
Calculating sustainability in supply chain capitalism, Economy and Society, 2013, 42, 4, 571-596.
Freshness from afar: the colonial roots of contemporary fresh foods, Food and History, 2010, 8, 1, 257-78.
Perspective and power in the ethical foodscape, Environment & Planning A, 2010, 42, 8, 1868-74.
Ambiguous appetites: a modern history, Food, Society and Culture, 2010, 13, 4, 471-91.
Alternative food in the global South: reflections on a direct marketing initiative in Nairobi, Kenya (with Lissa Goldstein) Journal of Rural Studies, 2010, 27, 24-34.
Postcolonial paradoxes: the cultural economy of African export horticulture, in A. Nützenadel & F. Trentmann, eds., Food and Globalization, 2008, Oxford, 215-34.
The triumph of the egg, Comparative Studies in Society and History, 2008, 50, 2, 400-23 (Winner, 2009 Berkshire Conference of Women Historians Article Prize).
Supermarkets and imperial knowledge, Cultural Geographies, 2007, 14, 3, 321-42.
Converging networks and clashing stories: the biotechnology debate in South Africa (with Leah Horowitz), Africa Today, 2004, 51, 1, 3-25.
The ethical complex of corporate food power, Society and Space, 2004, 22, 4, 513-31.
French beans for the masses: a modern historical geography of food in Burkina Faso, Journal of Historical Geography, 2003, 29, 3, 445-62 (Reprinted 2004, J. Watson and M. Caldwell, Eds., The Cultural Politics of Food and Eating. Blackwell).
Cleaning up down South: supermarkets, ethical trade, and African horticulture, Social and Cultural Geography, 2003, 4, 1, 27-43.
Not all sweetness and light: new cultural geographies of food, Social and Cultural Geography, 2003, 4, 1, 3-6.
Culture, conventions and colonial constructs of rurality, Journal of Rural Studies, 2003, 19, 97-109.
On the trail of the global green bean: methodological considerations in multi-site ethnography, 2001, Global Networks 1, 4, 353-68.
To garden, to market: gendered meanings of work on an African urban periphery, Gender, Place and Culture, 2001, 8, 1, 5-24.
Gardening on the edge: The social conditions of unsustainability on an African urban periphery, Annals of the Association of American Geographers, 2001, 91, 2, 349-69.
Contacts, contracts and green bean schemes: liberalisation and agro-entrepreneurship in contemporary Burkina Faso, Journal of Modern African Studies, 1997, 35, 1, 101-28.
Tradeswomen and businessmen: the social relations of contract gardening in southwestern Burkina Faso, Journal of African Rural and Urban Studies, 1997, 3, 3.