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New AmeriCorps member: Welcome Mika!

09.04.2024 in Harvest Blog, Blue Mountain Action Council

Mika Adachi is a graduate of Rutgers University, where she received her B.S. in Environmental Science and minored in Geological Sciences. She was born and raised in New Jersey, where her experiences in volunteering at a local community garden, community engagement events, and environmental organizations…

New AmeriCorps member: Welcome Hallie!

29.03.2024 in Harvest VISTA, City Fruit

Hallie Evans is an almost 6 year resident of Seattle who looks forward to continuing to ground themself in the Seattle community and food systems scene. They just returned from a brief hiatus during which they spent 9 months in Chile on a Fulbright scholarship…

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Adventure Pick in South Georgia

05.12.2023 in Harvest Blog, Concrete Jungle

Savannah serves as the AmeriCorps VISTA for Concrete Jungle in Atlanta. She manages Produce Buyers Club, a program which reduces food waste and increases access by purchasing imperfect produce from Georgia farms for distribution at more than a dozen hunger relief agencies.  In October 2023,…

New Harvest VISTA Leader: Welcome Frenchie!

17.08.2023 in Harvest Blog, Harvest Against Hunger

As a Harvest VISTA Leader in the AmeriCorps Harvest VISTA Program, Frenchie Loveheart will be focusing on developing strategic concepts regarding program outreach, engagement, and recruitment to support the numerous host sites around the country. The cornerstone goal of the Harvest VISTA program is to…

New Harvest VISTA Member: Welcome Savannah!

16.08.2023 in Concrete Jungle, Harvest Blog

Savannah Carter serves as an AmeriCorps VISTA member in the Harvest VISTA Program as a Farm Recovery Manager at Concrete Jungle to help alleviate poverty and decrease food-insecurity across Georgia. Savannah Carter is a Georgia Southern University graduate, and she majored in Public Relations. Savannah…