AmeriCorps Tag

Welcome, Kyleigh!

29.06.2021 in Harvest Blog, Kitsap Harvest

I am Kyleigh Humes, Kitsap Harvest’s Summer Associate VISTA. I came into this role to build a foundation for my understanding of food systems. When I was going to school at Olympic College in Bremerton and living on Bainbridge Island the quality and accommodations at…

Welcome, Marissa!

29.06.2021 in Elk Run Farm, Harvest Blog

Marissa Acosta is from Black Diamond, Washington, a little town known for its past in mining. Marissa was raised with plants; her mother having a lovely garden and a hefty assortment of indoor foliage. Marissa’s own passion for plants began at the start of the…

Welcome, Aria!

26.06.2021 in Harvest Blog, Upper Valley MEND

Aria Knutson is a Harvest VISTA Summer Associate serving with Upper Valley MEND in Leavenworth, WA this season. Hi there!! My name is Aria and I have been living in Leavenworth for the past year. I was raised in Seattle, but I learned to ski…

Welcome, Kaitlyn!

24.06.2021 in City Fruit, Harvest Blog

Kaitlyn Ganrude is originally from La Crosse, Wisconsin. During her college career at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, Kaitlyn decided to pursue a degree in Public Health/Community Health Education. She found that this path aligned well with her broad desire to help communities…

Welcome, Ife!

23.06.2021 in City Fruit, Harvest Blog

Ife Asabi is an Oakland, California native who has recently relocated to Seattle for a drastic change in scenery. Ife loves nature and all things green. A big motive for their move was to have the opportunity to get more in touch with nature and…

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…