Our Service Members
Our 125 FoodCorps Service Members are at 108 sites across 15 states. Read more about them!
"In 10 years, I aspire to have my own small farm where local students can come to participate in the growth of the food that they will eventually consume."
"In 10 years, I hope to be working in public health, creating and modifying policies to empower individuals to support local agriculture, subsequently improving their nutrition and health."
Anthony, New Mexico
"In 10 years, I hope to be a farmer-teacher and better understand how to interact with the world in a way that will produce healthy land, food and people."
Moore County, North Carolina
"If I were a fruit or vegetable, I'd be a dragon fruit! I love food that inspires the imagination."
"If I were a vegetable, I'd be kale because kale is resilient, strong and versatile—all qualities I aspire to embody."
"In 10 years I see myself as an elder in my community, helping the people of White Mountain Apache to have good and healthy foods."
"In 10 years, I envision myself as a more evolved version of the contemporary me: a stronger educator, a more knowledgeable gardener/farmer, an independent individual, a committed community member, an accomplished artist."
"In 10 years, I hope to have a family, a big garden, and a couple of goats."
Traverse City, Michigan
"I would be a mushroom because they remind us that while all living things must perish, beautiful (and delicious) things can grow from what they leave behind. "
"If I were a vegetable, I would be an Italian Artichoke--they have good hearts, grow beautifully, and are not afraid to stand out (they're purple!)."
Albuquerque, New Mexico
"In 10 years, I see myself working with low-income mothers to access healthy food and nutrition education."
"If I were a vegetable, I would be rainbow chard because it is bright, colorful, and super nutritious."
Salem County, New Jersey
"If I were a fruit or vegetable, I would be an artichoke. My grandmother used to prepare stuffed artichokes and it brings back memories of laughing and talking with her as we devoured the healthy treat."
Woodstown, New Jersey
"In 10 years I see myself as a food scientist, with a taste for education, gardens, kitchen experiments, and dance!"
"In 10 years, I hope to be on a small farm near mountains and water, growing food and feeding people."
"If I were a fruit or vegetable, I would be a tomato because they are so versatile, colorful, and diverse!"
"If I were a fruit, I would be a pawpaw because they represent a bridge between wildness and refinement."
"If I were a vegetable, I would be a beet, because it looks dirty at first but cleans up real nice. And it tastes like the earth!"
Santa Cruz, California
"In 10 years, I see myself working on community-based programs and policies to address the underlying issues of poverty, access, and health equity."
"In 10 years, I see myself somewhere in the Midwest with dirt under my fingernails in the summer and a pantry full of home-canned tomatoes in the winter!"