Adrienne Alexander

Adrienne graduated from Agnes Scott College in 2007 with a degree in political science and minors in Spanish and history. She served as captain of the tennis team, launched her college’s chapter of Rock the Vote, and was an active member of Latinas Unidas. Adrienne has interned with the Atlanta City … Read more

Michael Richardson

A native of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, Michael graduated with Honors from Morehouse College in 2008 with a degree in psychology.  He is an Americorps alumnus who served as a Bonner Scholar and an executive coordinator for Jumpstart, taught math to youth in Belize, and coordinated youth programs on campus. Michael … Read more

Sarah Custer

Sarah graduated with honors from McGill University with a degree in international development studies and economics and a minor in political science. She has researched the impact of the bio-fuels industry on food security and held leadership positions in the Black Students Network, the Africana Program, and the Social Justice … Read more

Patrice Mobley

16th Class, 2009-2010 Field Placement: New Orleans Food and Farm Network (New Orleans, LA) Patrice compiled curriculum materials for an urban agricultural entrepreneurship training pilot program. She also conducted interviews with community members and local experts on the extensive history of … Read more

Amara Foster

Originally from Boston, Amara studied architecture and urban planning at Sarah Lawrence College and wrote her senior thesis on the social implications of architectural form. She has worked in child development, nutrition, and sustainable food systems on campus, at the Food Project in Boston, and at Sustainable South Bronx.

Food Access in Three New Orleans Neighborhoods

Food Access in Three New Orleans Neighborhoods documents the limited food retail options and resulting lack of access to healthy food in 3 low-income communities of color in New Orleans: The 9th Ward, Central City and Hollygrove.