Especially when I get to epigraph sassy academic social media posts

I mean, the lesson is to stop using epigraphs, but damnnit I like them as a style thing

... that feeling when you are emailing an academic to share some preliminary research with them...

... and then you almost accidentally share them some draft writing which has them as an epigraph...

Sᴬ + Oᴬ + Sᴳ + Oᴳ = C

Of which... presumably for the policy to make sense as a decision, would need to be at least balanced, if not have C as a higher value.

But... this is pretty unusable, given lack of ability to be specific. Need to read through to try to find scholar who describes this more productively.

Also, as it is coming out of a recent (2016) lit review of critiques of this sector, its groupings include most all qualities which are under active scholarship.

Doesn't help the fact that the formula of:

Social capital of policy actor (s)+ Operation capital of actor(s) + Social capital of government + Operational capital of government = Net capital investment in social good

Is still largely unquantifiable at the moment, esp. when it is taken out of purely monetary terms.

It is so nice when you find a qualitative structure for analysis for a specific policy-policy actor relationship.

Allows me to describe what would be attributable to social / operational capital on their part, and how it may be influenced in a way which is rather multi-faceted.

So... who wants to guess if more students at an agricultural campus show up to the university's budget consultation session or to a provincial agricultural safety week event?

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Would also be nice if this applied to solving larger societal problems as well, but wouldn't want to be overambitious in my desires.

Sometimes I wish that I could just say "Omae Wa Mou Shindeiru" and have my research / writing already completed.

@Cyborgneticz see "Survival of Salmonella on Lemon and Lime
Slices and Subsequent Transfer to Beverages" to give you pause -

... I listen to too many weird food podcasts.

@Cyborgneticz yeah, maybe.

Thinking in my head this is something that might have been studies at a microcosm level as a ag business / marketing thing, although that's likely not to be universal evidence for support.

Does anyone know if providing prepared food for free (i.e. soup or similar) adjacent to fresh produce boosts sales / customer bases in farmer's markets or similar? Does it boost engagement with foodstuffs?

I... would suspect so (limitedly), but have never seen any scholarship to such an effect.

Guess the unlabeled data series

(Hint, it's Canadian and colour coded as such)

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