Amber Herman

14th Class, 2007-2008 Field Placement: Community Food Bank (Tucson, AZ) Amber built partnerships with schools, farmers, state agencies, and non-profit organizations to identify opportunities for providing fresh, regionally grown fruits and vegetables to school cafeterias.  She coordinated a Farm to … Read more

Gagan Gupta

14th Class, 2007-2008 Field Placement: Second Harvest Food Bank of New Orleans and Acadiana (New Orleans, LA) Gagan designed and implemented an emergency food distribution program to make healthy food products more available and convenient for senior citizens.  He conducted … Read more

Cody Fischer

14th Class, 2007-2008 Field Placement: Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank (Duquesne, PA) Cody helped restructure and develop a strategic plan for the Food Bank’s Farm Stand Project in order to improve access to fresh produce in Allegheny County’s low-income communities.  … Read more

Katherine Chen

14th Class, 2007-2008 Field Placement: Solid Ground (Seattle, WA) Katherine worked to increase  Rainier Valley residents’ access to fresh and affordable produce.  Through focus groups and interviews, she assessed how to best enhance economic opportunities while making healthy food options … Read more

Fatima Carson

14th Class, 2007-2008 Field Placement: Connecticut Food Bank (New Haven, CT) Fatima assisted in the implementation of Agency Express, a new web-based program for member agencies to use in obtaining food from the Food Bank’s warehouses.  She created reference materials and … Read more

Lindsey Baker

14th Class, 2007-2008 Field Placement: Food & Friends (Washington, DC) Food & Friends is an organization that provides nutritional counseling, prepared meals, and groceries to individuals living with life-challenging illnesses.  Lindsey conducted 50 home visits to assess the unique needs … Read more

Adrienne Alexander

14th Class, 2007-2008 Field Placement: Second Harvest Food Bank of New Orleans and Acadiana (New Orleans, LA) Adrienne organized community members for an Acadiana Community Food Security Conference and established a regional food policy coalition in the Lake Charles and Lafayette metropolitan … Read more