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Our 125 FoodCorps Service Members are at 108 sites across 15 states. Read more about them!

Sarah Adcock

Flint, Michigan

"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."

Jane Anderson

Biloxi, Mississippi

"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."

Liz Anichini

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."

Lydia Atkins

Moore County, North Carolina

"If I were a fruit or vegetable, I'd be a dragon fruit! I love food that inspires the imagination."

Clara Baker

Corvallis, Oregon

"If I were a vegetable, I'd be kale because kale is resilient, strong and versatile—all qualities I aspire to embody."

Darlene Beach

Whiteriver, Arizona

"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."

Greg Beach

Cambridge, Massachusetts

"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."

Sonja Birthisel

Bangor, Maine

"In 10 years, I hope to have a family, a big garden, and a couple of goats."

Lianna Bowman

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. "

Claire Brown

Jackson, Mississippi

"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!)."

Kendall Butler

Albuquerque, New Mexico

"In 10 years, I see myself working with low-income mothers to access healthy food and nutrition education."

Kate Callahan

Willimantic, Connecticut

"If I were a vegetable, I would be rainbow chard because it is bright, colorful, and super nutritious."

Michaela Caton

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."

Carly Chaapel

Woodstown, New Jersey

"In 10 years I see myself as a food scientist, with a taste for education, gardens, kitchen experiments, and dance!"

Genna Cherichello

Waldoboro, Maine

"In 10 years, I hope to be on a small farm near mountains and water, growing food and feeding people."

Connie Chuensumran

Gloucester, Massachusetts

"If I were a fruit or vegetable, I would be a tomato because they are so versatile, colorful, and diverse!"

Sean Coder

Fayetteville, Arkansas

"If I were a fruit, I would be a pawpaw because they represent a bridge between wildness and refinement."

Rebecca Cohen

Sells, Arizona

"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!"

Roanna Cooper

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."

Emma Cornwell

Waterloo, Iowa

"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!"

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    Lauren Manuck

    Somerset County, Maine

    "In 10 years, I see myself working in community nutrition promoting a healthy lifestyle through food and nutrition."

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