Originally from Glastonbury, Connecticut, Benjamin graduated from Fordham University in 2007 with a degree in philosophy and Latin American and Latino studies. He has studied in El Salvador with the Casa de la Solidaridad program, and worked with various social justice communities, including the Grupo de Solidaridad in rural Nicaragua … Read more
16th Class, 2009-2010 Field Placement: Center for Health Equity (Louisville, KY) Kate worked with this city government agency to increase healthy food options for Louisville residents. She built a repository for all research and grassroots initiatives addressing food security in … Read more
Hailing from Monee, Illinois, Danny graduated from Illinois Wesleyan University in 2009 with a double major in Spanish and environmental studies. He studied in Spain, ran cross-country and track and field, and received two fellowships to fund his work in environmental and food justice. He also completed a senior thesis … Read more
You Are What You Eat: Community Food Education Guide serves as a tool for community leaders to initiate a dialogue around healthy eating, educate community members about the relationship between diet and health, and build community support for a healthy … Read more
Corner Store Program Possibilities in Louisville explores the possibilities for and barriers to increasing healthy food access through partnerships with corner store owners.
The State of Food: A Snapshot of Food Access in Louisville is a literature review of food access and food policy in Louisville that examines where disparities in food access persist, analyzes initiatives and research already underway, and provides suggestions … Read more
Making the Leap to West Louisville: EBT at Grasshoppers Distribution is a guide for Community Supported Agriculture programs seeking to accept SNAP/food stamp benefits that explores strategies for building community partnerships and options to make weekly shares affordable to SNAP … Read more
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