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

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Jessica Crum- West Virginia University

Jessica is in the early stages of her involvement with food systems work and drew her love of agriculture from growing up on a dairy. She is exploring the connection between farmer’s markets and the emergency food system in West Virginia. She was emotionally affected by the poverty she witnessed in rural counties, and hopes […]

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 […]