Matthew Mellon

Originally from Cincinnati, Matthew graduated from Xavier University in May 2009 with a degree in history and minors in economics, environmental studies and peace studies. He directed the University Summer Service Program, worked with Students for Economic Justice, and taught writing and mathematics at a job skills training program. Matthew … Read more

Marie Lawrence

Marie graduated from Duke University in 2010 with a degree in public policy studies. She served as a soup kitchen volunteer, the moderator of Duke’s Presbyterian campus ministry, and a member of United in Praise gospel choir. She interned in the education and health care departments at United Way of … Read more

Growing a Healthy Food System in Southern Arizona

Growing a Healthy Food System in Southern Arizona is a collection of stories that documents the efforts of government and community organizations to increase food security, and demonstrates how sustainable food production can help increase access to healthy, local food.