AmeriCorps VISTA Tag

A Summer in the Life: Another VISTA Perspective

02.09.2021 in Kitsap Harvest

Kyleigh Humes served as a Summer Associate VISTA at Kitsap Harvest in Bremerton, Washington. She helped further Kitsap’s mission to connect “abundance to need by reducing food waste, nurturing community, and providing equitable access to fresh, locally grown food.” Below, Kyleigh reflects on her summer,…

A Summer in the Life: One VISTA’s Perspective

01.09.2021 in City Fruit

Ife Asabi served as a Summer Associate VISTA at City Fruit in Seattle, WA. City Fruit harvests and gleans thousands of pounds of fruit each year from Seattle’s public and private orchards, and distributes it to local food banks, food programs, restaurants, bakeries, and farmers…

Welcome, Meredith!

25.05.2021 in Boston Area Gleaners, Harvest Blog

Meredith Days is a recent graduate from the University of Michigan, where she received her BA in Public Policy and minored in Community Action and Social Change. She was born and raised in Massachusetts, and her childhood experiences volunteering at her town’s food pantry shaped…

Welcome, Samara!

22.04.2021 in Tacoma Farmers Market

Samara Elaine Gonzalez, commonly called Elaine, is proud to be a part of the team at Tacoma Farmers Market (TFM) where she is serving her AmeriCorps VISTA term. Elaine recently graduated with a Masters degree in Nutrition Science and Research centering her thesis on evaluating…

Welcome, Gabe!

22.04.2021 in OIC of Washington

Gabe Gibbens is from Iowa City, IA and is serving as an AmeriCorps VISTA with the OIC of Washington in Yakima, WA. He went to college at the University of San Francisco where he received his BA in environmental studies with an economics minor. During…

Welcome, Dani!

22.04.2021 in Blue Mountain Action Council

Dani Dolphin is originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota, the traditional homelands of the Dakhóta Thamákhočhe. She spent the winter cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and perfecting her sourdough focaccia recipe. At the University of Vermont, Dani studied Environmental Education, Justice and Sustainability. She comes to Harvest Against Hunger…

Welcome, Jordyn!

22.04.2021 in City Fruit

Jordyn Egbert is a graduate of Western Washington University with a BA in Environmental Studies. She is currently pursuing a certificate in Fundraising Management from the University of Washington. Jordyn grew up in Leavenworth and Seattle, Washington. She serves as an AmeriCorps Vista Fundraising and…