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Presented By: Stacy Reader

Event: West Africa Anglophone Forum 2015 (2015-03-26)

Kitchen gardens are principle sources for family nutrition because they have leafy greens, fruits, vegetables, and important energy crops.

Stacy Reader has just completed her 14 month Internship at ECHO-Florida where she managed the “lowlands” zone and shared responsibilities for the Seed Bank and ECHO’s pigs. Ms. Reader is from Pittsburg and graduated from Boston College in 2013 with a major in Biology and a minor in International Studies. While in college she managed the campus greenhouse for the Biology Department and was a Teaching Assistant for several ecology courses. She did two independent research projects in college, one on Switchgrass and one on connections between Monarch caterpillars, Mycorrhizal Fungi and Milkweed. Stacy has traveled or taught in Uganda, Rwanda, and Burkina Faso.