Summer 2017 Local Food Supply Chain Apprenticeship
NC Growing Together
2017 Local Food Supply Chain Apprenticeship
Apprentices spent eight weeks working with local food hubs, businesses and organizations to gain hands-on training in local food systems and value chains work.
The 2017 apprentices, along with their mentoring business or organization, are listed below.
is from Asheville, North Carolina and is an English/professional writing major at the University of North Carolina, Wilmington. She worked with Feast Down East.
is from Madison, Mississippi and just graduated from the University of Mississippi, Oxford, with a degree in International Studies with minors in German and Environmental Studies. He worked with Working Landscapes
is from Charlotte, North Carolina. He is majoring in Agricultural Education with a concentration in Extension and Professional Services at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. He worked with Foster-Caviness.
is from Holly Springs, North Carolina and graduated from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, with a degree in Southern Studies (food studies) and Information Science. She worked with the Piedmont Food and Ag Processing Center
is from Baltimore, Maryland and is an Environmental Studies major at the University of North Carolina, Asheville. She worked with TRACTOR Food and Farms
is from Parkton, North Carolina and is majoring in Poultry Science at NC State University. He worked with Foster-Caviness.
is from Durham, NC and just graduated from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, with a degree in Public Policy and Environmental Studies with a concentration in Energy and Sustainability. She worked with Seal the Seasons.
is from Jacksonville, North Carolina. He is studying Economics and Public Policy at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He worked with Onslow County Cooperative Extension.
Chanel A. Nestor
is from Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She graduated from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University with a B.A. in Sociology and an M.S. in Agricultural Education with a concentration in Rural Community Development. She is currently pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Sociology at Appalachian State University. She worked with the Piedmont Triad Regional Council
Khin Hnit Oo (April)
is from Kauai, Hawaii. She graduated from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill with a degree in Public Policy with a concentration in Global Health Policy and Food Studies. She worked with Transplanting Traditions Community Farm.
is from Burnsville, NC and is an Environmental Science major/Art minor at Brevard College. She worked with TRACTOR Food and Farms
Maria Elisa Vollmer
is from Maracay, Venezuela, and just graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in Environmental Policy and Planning. She worked with FreshPoint
is from Morehead City, North Carolina, and is an Environmental Science (Quantitative Energy Systems) major at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She worked with NC Catch
is from Clemmons, North Carolina and is a student at the University of South Carolina, Columbia. She worked with Lowes Foods