Research & Practice

Addressing Food Insecurity Through Community-led Distribution Partnerships:
Farmstand Local Foods and Pacific Coast Harvest, Neighborcare Health, and Rising Star (Team 1)

We worked alongside Farmstand Local Foods/Pacific Coast Harvest and NeighborCare Health to address structural inequities that lead to food insecurity in the United States. This was achieved by developing a plan to distribute curated food boxes to the students of Rising Star Elementary in South Beacon Hill.

Community Partners: Farmstand Local Foods/Pacific Coast Harvest – Elise Levesque, Wholesale Market Manager and Food Access Coordinator; NeighborCare Health

Project Type(s): Undergraduate Capstone

Author(s): Katie Yee, Tansy Huang, Cindy Ziwen Sun, Kambria McDonald, Courtney Campbell

Program(s): Food Systems Major

Year: 2022