Alex has studied and worked in food systems at home and abroad. Building community gardens in rural West Virginia, teaching youth about orchard care in Dakar, Senegal, and studying food system resilience in Italy. While pursuing a Master’s in Public Health at Tulane University, he worked with multiple food systems organizations in New Orleans, engaging with community members in garden and nutrition education while developing his own growing skills. He has farmed in the Texas summer heat and delivered locally sourced meal kits to the residents of Austin.
He is now serving the role of Food Access Manager, Double Dollars at SFC. Alex is excited to join SFC's Food Access team, seeing that SFC takes a holistic approach to the complex and multi-faceted issue of Food Access. He is particularly looking forward to applying his research skills to support SFC's role in our rapidly changing food system.