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


Kristin McCartney


Kristin’s extension role is centered on providing nutrition leadership and expertise to families across the state of West Virginia. She believes in building food, health, and farming connections to help transform the communities in which she works. Kristin is also involved in the West Virginia Food and Farm Coalition as the chairperson of the Food Access committee.  Her experience in nutrition and dietetics, farming, and community education has helped her launch successful programs connecting farmers to schools to address food access and community food security in her region.

Here is a link to Kristin’s full narrative: Kristin McCartney

Keywords: West Virginia, Extension, SNAP/WIC, farm to school, youth; food access healthy people

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