AmeriCorps Tag

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…

Community Gardening in Kitsap County

25.08.2022 in Harvest Blog, Kitsap Harvest

Katie is an AmeriCorps Harvest VISTA member coordinating Kitsap Harvest’s Grow-a-Row program as the Grow-a-Row Coordinator VISTA. Kitsap Harvest (KH) is based in Bremerton but serves the whole Kitsap County area in Washington. KH has an established gleaning program that is very fruit heavy and…

Salvaging Sweet Corn with Concrete Jungle

04.08.2022 in Concrete Jungle, Harvest Blog

Meggie serves as the Program Expansion and Communications VISTA for Concrete Jungle. Concrete Jungle is an Atlanta-based nonprofit that transforms overlooked and underutilized fruit trees and land into a healthy food source for communities in need. Partnering with dozens of local organizations to distribute produce,…