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Chelsea Graves, Dining Services Student Farm Manager, Interdisciplinary Studies Major, at Virginia Tech Kentland Farms

Alphie Rodriguez

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Alphie considers herself first and foremost an educator. She has done obesity prevention work before and now works to create more accessible farmer’s markets and integrate healthy food into corner stores. She takes an interest in the cultural and political aspects of food and health, and connects this to her personal life experiences. […]

Diana Manee- Youth Empowered Solutions

Diana Manee works for Youth Empowered Solutions in Asheville, NC. She guides groups of employed youth in various community-based projects they decide on. Recently they have been working to integrate healthy food into a corner store within walking distance to several public housing communities that do not have easy access to a grocery store. in […]

Diana Manee

Abstract

Diana works for Youth Empowered Solutions (YES!) in Asheville, NC. She guides groups of employed youth in various community-based projects they decide on. Recently they have been working to integrate healthy food into a corner store in a community within walking distance to several public housing communities that do not have easy […]