Rachel Nagin

19th Class, 2012-2013 Field Placement: Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona (Tucson, AZ) Rachel supported production at four school gardens and facilitated the development of school garden teams comprised of teachers and staff. She devised materials and systems for students … Read more

Elaine Albertson

19th Class, 2012-2013 Field Placement: Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona (Tucson, AZ) Elaine supported four farmers’ markets that work to increase access to local, healthy food for low-income consumers. She researched and developed innovative evaluation methodologies that community organizations … Read more

Resources & Reality: Food Security in Pima County

Resources & Reality: Food Security in Pima County is a complete website exploring the diverse and unique array of food security resources in the Tucson area, including local agriculture,  gardening, community resources, faith-based communities, federal and local food programs, food … Read more

Children and Their Food Practices

Children and Their Food Practices illustrates the influence that school meals and family eating practices have on Tucson children’s food security, overall health and well being.

Bridget Murphy

9th Class, 2002-2003 Field Placement:  Community Food Security Center, Community Food Bank (Tucson, AZ) Through interviews, surveys and focus groups, Bridget laid the groundwork for the future Greater Tucson Food Policy Council.  Her research identified opportunities for strengthening the local … Read more

Elizabeth Whelan

10th Class, 2003-2004 Field Placement:  Community Food Bank (Tucson, AZ) Elizabeth promoted family food security by exploring micro-enterprise opportunities with women of the Pima Community College Adult Education Family Literacy Program.  She provided technical support and education as they developed … Read more

Kim Jones

10th Class, 2003-2004 Field Placement:  Community Food Bank (Tucson, AZ) Kim worked to increase food access in rural Pima County by developing a proposal for a mobile food market to sell locally grown produce to under-served areas.  She collaborated with … Read more

Chandra Kring

11th Class, 2004-2005 Field Placement: Community Food Bank (Tucson, AZ) Chandra developed and implemented a Mobile Market pilot program in two rural communities of Pima County.  This market expanded distribution of groceries provided by the food bank, and increased access … Read more