Samuel Raskin

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: Community Farm Alliance (CFA) (Louisville, KY) Sam worked with Kentucky farmers and West Louisville community leaders to inject justice into the Kentucky food system.  He facilitated a community food assessment in the low-income, African American community of West … Read more

Natalie Valpiani

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: Community Farm Alliance (Louisville, KY) Natalie worked to increase access to fresh, locally grown foods in low-income neighborhoods of West Louisville by supporting two neighborhood farmers’ markets.  She organized goal-setting meetings that empowered farmers and … Read more

Community Food Assessment Map Project

Community Food Assessment Map Project is a map of community food assessment results using GIS technology.  The maps have been distributed throughout Kentucky, and are used both as strategic tools for community members as they implement change, and as public … Read more

Kayleigh Gamble

15th Class, 2008-2009 Field Placement: Community Farm Alliance (Louisville, KY) Kayleigh built new partnerships with local faith-based and community organizations to address food access needs in marginalized areas of Louisville. With community allies, she explored alternative models of community supported agriculture … Read more

Benjamin Bowman

15th Class, 2008-2009 Field Placement: Community Farm Alliance (Louisville, KY) Ben helped establish relationships between CFA members and corner store owners in order to  increase access to fresh, local food in Louisville’s food deserts. He also helped facilitate two membership driven … Read more

Kate Geronemus

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

Daniel Burke

16th Class, 2009-2010 Field Placement: Community Farm Alliance (Louisville, KY) Danny helped to increase healthy food access for West Louisville residents. He designed a program for a local food distribution center owned by Kentucky family farmers that allowed the center to … Read more

You Are What You Eat: Community Food Education Guide

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