Food Justice

Documentary Filmmaking Class

I teach a documentary filmmaking class at a school called the Transitional Education Program.  The students are working on making a film about food.  A few weeks ago, we headed  to a local business to interview employees on their thoughts … (read more)

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Public Education

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Working as the high school liaison I get to see a different side of the kids.  But I also get to see how much they are disappointed with their schooling.  They are not motivated and they feel like they have … (read more)

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Community Storytelling

My name is Jackie Munro, and I serve with La Familia Medical Center’s REACH Program and Cooking with Kids. The goal of REACH is to expand access to healthy food and physical activity in Santa Fe’s food deserts.  I am … (read more)

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AmeriCorps

I wanted to join AmeriCorps to gain experience.  I love working with the populations that I work with and I am learning so much.  I am getting real training through a hands on approach.  I am also learning what role … (read more)

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A Different Type of Important

There is a lot of talk about the intense learning curve of a first year teacher, and in my past as an childhood educator I have gone through that. The type of learning I am doing as an Americorps volunteer … (read more)

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My Community

I joined AmeriCorps because I am able to do what I want to do,  helping my community. My role is to give my community access to to healthy food and access to physical activity. I provide families information to help … (read more)

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Winter Drought

The wind is howling outside Earth Care’s window as I’m writing this– the clouds look promising.  They’re teasing us with the thought of moisture. A few drops have come down today, but just a few. It’s the first precipitation I … (read more)

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The Busy Season, The Giving Season at the Food Depot

This is the busy time of the year at The Food Depot. It seems that many of us are more aware of those who have less than we do when this time of year comes around and that is especially … (read more)

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Juntos Los Miercoles

What attracted me to the SFPS Adelante Program is their weekly community dinner called “Juntos Los Miercoles”.  Juntos includes a hot meal, free groceries and programming for the kids and the adults.  Different organizations and businesses donate food for the … (read more)

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Table at Santa Fe Tree Lightening for Bag Ordinance

The Environmental Services dept. had a table at the S.F. tree lighting on the plaza that day after Thanksgiving.  We gave away quite a few reusable bags in anticipation of the Reusable Bag Ordinance that goes into effect on 2/27.  … (read more)

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