Miles Patrie

12th Class, 2005-2006 Field Placement: Farm to Table (Santa Fe, NM) Miles worked with communities to conduct a food gap assessment of rural counties and Native American nations in Northern New Mexico.  This project documented the accessibility of healthy and … Read more

Closing New Mexico’s Rural Food Gap

Closing New Mexico’s Rural Food Gap examined the scope and dynamics of access to fresh fruits and vegetables in northern New Mexico and solicited recommendations for community action.

Closing New Mexico’s Food Gap

Closing New Mexico’s Food Gap describes options for increasing access to affordable and nutritious foods in rural and underserved areas of New Mexico and promotes grocery stores as a means of economic development.

Jimmy Purvis

13th Class, 2006-2007 Field Placement: Farm to Table (Santa Fe, NM) Jimmy worked to promote and expand Farm to School programming in New Mexico.  In partnership with the New Mexico Department of Agriculture, Jimmy assessed the viability of increased purchasing … Read more

Nicole Alvarado

13th Class, 2006-2007 Field Placement: Farm to Table (Santa Fe, NM) Nicole worked with communities in southern New Mexico to continue a three year community food security assessment, “Closing New Mexico’s Food Gap.”  Through the collection of qualitative data and … Read more

Megan Mills-Novoa

16th Class, 2009-2010 Field Placement: New Mexico Community Foundation (Albuquerque, NM) Megan worked with middle school students to organize around issues of nutrition, wellness and hunger within their schools. She facilitated a youth photo project that explores how food informs … Read more

Daniel Lau

16th Class, 2009-2010 Field Placement: New Mexico Community Foundation (Albuquerque, NM) Daniel worked to increase Albuquerque Public School (APS) students’ participation in the National School Lunch Program. He analyzed data from the census and geographic information systems to identify students … Read more

Hungry Souls, Richly Nourished

Hungry Souls, Richly Nourished provides policy and programmatic recommendations to increase student access, enrollment and participation in the National School Lunch Program in Albuquerque within the confines of school district budgets.