Our Service Members
Our 125 FoodCorps Service Members are at 108 sites across 15 states. Read more about them!
Calaveras County, California
"In 10 years, I see myself managing a farm or ranch that hosts young students to stay and work on the farm while learning agricultural and land conservation skills."
New London, Connecticut
"If I were a fruit or vegetable, I would be a beet, because much like a beet I am rooted in my morals and beliefs."
Los Angeles, California
"If I were a fruit or vegetable, I'd be a beet, because they can be sweet and savory. They are also quite versatile, something I aspire to be."
Albuquerque, New Mexico
"In 10 years, I see myself working with at risk youth planting and harvesting food by day, and by night I'd like to use that produce and create simple but tasty dishes as the chef at a local restaurant."
"In 10 years, I would like to own an educational farm, where I can help empower youth to be self-sufficient and independent by learning through agriculture."
"If I were a fruit or vegetable, I would be a salmonberry, because then I would spend all my time in my favorite place, the beautiful woods of the west coast."
"If I were a vegetable, I would be a Roman cauliflower (Romanesco broccoli), for these visually stunning and wonderfully healthful veggies are seldom seen, but add much beauty to the plant kingdom as they grow onward and upward, fractally spiraling out into maturity."
Albuquerque, New Mexico
"In 10 years, I hope to get a Masters in Public Health and possibly attend medical school, so that I can work with marginalized communities to make sure that public health and healthcare systems are meeting their needs."
"If I were a fruit or vegetable, I'd be a watermelon because I am big hearted and full of seeds ready to grow."
"In 10 years, I hope to be making more hot sauce than I know what to do with."
"If I were a fruit or vegetable, I'd be a potato of the blue or purple variety, dependable yet quirky."
"If I were a vegetable, I would be broccoli because it is likable, quirky and versatile."
"In 10 years, I'd like to be riding my bike to the non-profit organization I will have started."
"In 10 years, I see myself working on an educational community farm, getting my hands dirty and working with people."
"If I were a fruit or vegetable, I would be a sweet potato: rugged and useful, but also sweet."
North Powder, Oregon
"If I were a vegetable, I would be a beet so that I could be pickled, roasted, juiced, and used for tasty greens!"
"Hopefully in 10 years, I will be putting myself out of work because food justice is no longer an issue."
"In 10 years, I hope to be working within school systems, helping children learn to love healthy and sustainable food, and helping the schools gain access to more nutritious food."
"In 10 years, I see myself working on my own small organic farm, teaching our youth, and fighting for fresh, nutritious food to be easily accessible by all."
"In 10 years, I see myself owning a bakery or cafe that serves local foods and offers cooking classes for families in the community."