Before Peru

(Dis)Orientation in Stony Point, NY

I left on Eclipse Day to head to Stony Point Conference Center in Stony Point, NY. After we got the the Newark airport, we were given train tickets and instructions on how to get to Stony Point via the New Jersey Transit. I started out going to Stony Point in a group of 5, however,… Continue reading (Dis)Orientation in Stony Point, NY

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Before Peru

Preparing for Peru

Reposted... Because it somehow got deleted. First posted on August 21, 2017. I'm sitting here in the airport waiting for my flight from Casper to Denver to start my YAV year at orientation. This is the only time I have had to finish this blog post, so here it goes! Ever since I found out… Continue reading Preparing for Peru

Before Peru

My Blog Post from FFT

At Wyoming Food for Thought, we started a blog on our website, which can be found here. My blog can be found here. Below is the article I wrote. Today's Seed Patent Controversy Kristen Trohkimoinen, August 4, 2017 Today, many seeds are being patented. Many think that only genetically modified seeds, or genetically modified organisms (GMOs),… Continue reading My Blog Post from FFT

Before Peru

My Summer as an AmeriCorps VISTA

This summer, I was selected as an AmeriCorps VISTA Summer Associate for the Wyoming Food for Thought Program (FFT) in Casper, Wyoming. FFT is a local non-profit organization whose mission is "to create an active community of youth and adults from diverse backgrounds who work together to build a sustainable quality community food system for all… Continue reading My Summer as an AmeriCorps VISTA