Undoing Inequity: Boston’s EBT Farmers’ Market Initiative

Undoing Inequity: Boston’s EBT Farmers’ Market Initiative highlights the achievements of the new program and provides evidence that investing in urban farmers’ markets with EBT terminals is an effective model for improving the availability and affordability of fresh fruits and … Read more

Lindsey Walker

Hailing from Hiawassee, Georgia, Lindsey is a 2009 cum laude graduate of Berea College, with a degree in education studies. Lindsey has served as a Bonner Scholar where she helped organize the annual Hunger Hurts Food Drive, worked at the Berea Community Emergency Food Bank, and served as a leader … Read more

The Economic Literacy Curriculum: A Facilitator’s Guide

The Economic Literacy Curriculum: A Facilitator’s Guide is a tool for community members and food bank staff for teaching family literacy classes and includes lesson outlines, sample lesson plans, materials, and other helpful resources to enhance learning experiences and empower … Read more

Rebecca Van Maren

A Utah native, Rebecca graduated in 2010 from the University of Utah with a degree in human development and family studies, community and consumer studies and a minor in nutrition. She has served as a Service-Learning Scholar, a Residential Advisor, and held leadership positions in the Lowell Bennion Community Service … Read more

Kate Taylor

Kate Taylor is a Chicago native and a 2010 graduate of Brown University, with a degree in history and Africana studies. She completed her honors thesis in Africana studies examining extreme police violence in Chicago in relation to historical forms of racism. Kate managed a nonprofit student-run café, organized food drives, … Read more

Brian Stone

A native of Columbia, South Carolina, Brian is a 2010 honors graduate of Morehouse College where he earned a dual degree in sociology and political science with a minor in criminal justice. At Morehouse, Brian was an Adams Scholar, founded “My Brother’s Keeper,” a mentorship program for homeless youth, and served as the … Read more

Tammie Smith

Tammie is a 2010 graduate of Emory University in Atlanta, with a degree in philosophy and a minor in environmental studies. She participated in the Transforming Community Project, a university dialogue focused on human differences such as race, gender and sexuality.  She was also a member of the Ethics and … Read more

Rebecca Shively

A native of Portland, Oregon, Rebecca graduated with honors from the University of Oregon in 2007 with a degree in international studies and political science. After graduating, she served as a William J. Clinton Fellow through the American India Foundation, working with a rural women’s cooperative bank on financial literacy … Read more

Sarah Sherman

Originally from Sandwich, Illinois, Sarah graduated with honors from Illinois Wesleyan University in 2009 with a degree in women’s studies and a minor in English. She became interested in activism through involvement with feminist and LGBTQ organizations and conferences and has volunteered with Stepping Stones, the YWCA’s sexual assault response … Read more

Milla Sanes

Originally from St. Louis, Milla graduated from Haverford College in 2010 with a degree in economics. She served as finance director of the student-run café, directed the college community service office, and played on rugby and ultimate Frisbee teams. She volunteered at an urban community garden and several organic farms, … Read more