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Madeleine Daepp
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Madeleine Daepp is a food activist who has been recognized for her work with both the Harry S. Truman and Morris K. Udall federal scholarships. While in St. Louis, she started a school garden and coordinated a cooking program to provide healthy dinners for city children. She has conducted research in urban food access, volunteerism, and agricultural economics. Currently, she coordinates the food insecurity work of the New London County Food Policy Council.

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Why I Joined the Food Movement

(1) Comments | Posted January 8, 2014 | 10:36 AM

I first set foot on an industrialized farm seven years ago. I had decided to use a high school biology assignment to visit the hog farms that surrounded my rural hometown. I was nervous; I had read animal rights activists' accounts of gestation crates and broken-legged...

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