Weatherly Thomas

Extension Associate
Rural Health and Nutrition Program Team, PeeDee Research and Education Center

Office: 2200 Pocket Road, Florence, SC 29506
Phone: 803-738-5937
Email: marjort@clemson.edu

 

 Educational Background

MAGED Agricultural Education
Clemson University 2020

M.F.A. Film & Television
Savannah College of Art & Design 2008

B.A. Broadcast Journalism
University of South Carolina 2002

 Research Interests

Food Systems; Food Security; Food Access

 Publications

Eck, C. J., Layfield, K. D., DiBenedetto, C. A., Jordan, J. K., Scott, S. O., Thomas, W., Parisi, M., & Dobbins, T. (2022). Assessing Awareness and Competence of Best Practices in Synchronous Online Instruction During the COVID-19 Pandemic for Clemson Cooperative Extension Professionals. The Journal of Extension, 60(1), Article 8. https://doi.org/10.34068/joe.60.01.09

Graham J, Altman M, Thomas W, Green W, Matthews R, Baxter S, Griffin S, Parisi M. Implementation of a cooperative extension food distribution action plan during times of crisis. Clemson (SC): Clemson Cooperative Extension, Land-Grant Press by Clemson Extension; 2021. LGP 1118. http://lgpress.clemson.edu/publication/implementation-of-a-cooperative-extension-food-distribution-action-plan-during-times-of-crisis.

Altman, M., Green, W., and Thomas, W. Health Extension creates sustainable rural food access improvements through PSE approaches. Oral presentation at FoodForward 2022. Clemson, SC. September 2022.

Baxter, S., Green, W., and Thomas, W. Establishing a faith-based SNAP eligible food vender in South Carolina. Oral presentation at National Rural Health Association Rural Health Equity Conference, Virtual. May 2021.

Altman, M., Green, W., and Thomas, W. Health Extension creates sustainable rural food access improvements through PSE approaches. Oral presentation at Joint Extension Conference 2022. Clemson, SC. December 2022.

Altman, M., Green, W., and Thomas W. 2022. PSE approach used to increase food access in identified rural South Carolina counties. Joint Extension Conference. Poster presentation.

Thomas, W, Green, W, Altman, M, Matthews, R, Baxter, S, Griffin, S, and Parisi, M. Community Garden Creates Pathway to Expanded Food Access, Education, and Community Collaboration in a Rural South Carolina City. Presented at the National Health Outreach Conference. Ithaca, NY, May 2023.

Altman, M, Greene, W, Thomas, W, Baxter, S, Matthews, R, Griffin, S, and Parisi, M. Clemson Extension Coordinates Faith-Based Organizations to Expand Food Access Points in Rural Communities. Presented at the National Health Outreach Conference. Ithaca, NY, May 2023.

Thomas, W., Altman, M. Health Extension Creates Pathway to Expanded Food Access, Education, and Community Collaboration in Rural South Carolina. National Agricultural Marketing Summit. Washington, D.C., November 2023.

Thomas, W., Pickett, M. Connecting to Create New Food Pathways in the Pee Dee. Presentation at the South Carolina Women's Agricultural Network Conference. Florence, SC, January 2024.