With a background in Philosophy and Film, Lauren finds food as a her driving vehicle for community empowerment and progress. A Philly-native, Lauren chose to serve near home in New Jersey for her first year with FoodCorps. As a young national nonprofit, FoodCorps places motivated leaders in limited-resource areas to foster meaningful relationships with food among the community’s youth. Lauren will be facilitating gardening and nutrition programming at CFET and partner organizations. Connecting with local schools and NJ producers, Lauren will also help promote procurement of healthier and higher quality options within the cafeteria system. You an reach Lauren at firstname.lastname@example.org.