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Emerson Fellow

Sarah Farmer

8th Class, 2001-2002

Field Placement:  The Food Bank of Western Massachusetts (Hatfield, MA)

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 Institute (Washington, DC)

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.

Pre-Fellowship Education/Experience:

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.