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Emerson Fellow

Sarah Farmer

8th Class, 2001-2002

Sarah holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology from Bowdoin College.  She has also studied the social and economic development efforts in Kenya and she has interned with CARE-Kenya’s Health and Nutrition Project as well as CARE-International’s Government Relations and Public Policy office in Washington, D.C.

Field placement: The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts

Hatfield, Massachusetts

Sarah researched and helped to implement a more efficient pre-order food delivery and distribution system.  She also worked with several local colleges and universities to begin or expand their dining hall food recovery programs.

Policy placement: Bread for the World

Washington, D.C.

Sarah participated in the research and writing of the 2003 Hunger Report, with a special emphasis on issues related to obesity in America.  She also planned and managed consultations of hunger experts and NGO donors that informed the focus and content of the report.