Posts Tagged ‘ Louisville ’

Carlyn Vachow

May 28th, 2014 | By

Carlyn is a rising Junior (2016) English major at Middlebury College from Saint Louis, Missouri. She is very excited to share her love of food and dirt this summer at Bernheim Arboretum in Kentucky. She is looking forward to helping with Bernheim’s Edible Garden and understanding what Louisville is doing as a leader in the local food movement.

Beam Kitikhun

May 28th, 2014 | By

My name is Beam. I’m from Thailand. Right now, I am majoring in Environmental Studies with a Policy focus. This summer, I will work in St. Francis School’s school garden. Through my position I hope to learn more about farming and teaching kids in this area. I also hope to learn more about how produces go through the process and eventually get on our plates.

Abigail Cheskis

May 28th, 2014 | By

Hi! My name is Abby Cheskis, and over the past two years I have started to learn about and question the current industrial food system. I’m from Westchester, New York and I’m studying environmental studies and psychology, with the hope that this link will enable me to gain a new perspective in regards to the food system, particularly in relation to climate change. Although I’m technically in the class of 2016, I just took a gap year and am transferring colleges, so I will be  […]

FoodWorks Newsletter July 29, 2013

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FW Newsletter July 29 2013

FoodWorks Newsletter July 22, 2013

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FW Newsletter July 22 2013  

Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest

Jul 16th, 2013 | By

Mission Statement: Bernheim will be a nationally treasured leader in ecological stewardship that inspires the exploration of our deep connections with nature. Bernheim Arboretum and Research Forest is designing an innovative sustainable community garden which highlights the relationships of plants and people, demonstrates sustainable design and ecosystem gardening techniques, sparks and expands the imagination, and enlightens the principles of science and nature in living systems. The Edible Garden project is an applicant to the Living Building Challenge (, a rigorous design challenge that requires consideration  […]

FoodWorks Newsletter July 15 2013

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FW Newsletter July 15 2013

FoodWorks Newsletter July 8, 2013

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FW Newsletter July 8 2013

FoodWorks Newsletter Week of July 1 2013

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FW Newsletter July 1 2013

Theresa Zawacki

Jul 1st, 2013 | By

Theresa Zawacki has been with the Louisville Metro Department of Economic Growth and Innovation since September 2011.  Ms. Zawacki is the city’s Food Policy Advisor, and coordinates Louisville’s Brownfields Program.  Previously, Ms. Zawacki was an Assistant County Attorney with the Jefferson County Attorney’s Office where she represented the Louisville Metro Planning Commission, the Louisville Metro Board of Zoning Adjustment, the Louisville Metro Landmarks Commission, and the Louisville/Jefferson County Environmental Trust, as well as all Louisville Metro staff involved with land use, planning and zoning.  She  […]