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Josh Podvin on Americorps Community Food Fellows Program

Nuts and dried fruit items at a grocery store.
Martha Bebinger
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WBUR
Nuts and dried fruit items at a grocery store.

A new program at the University of Georgia seeks to serve Athenians facing food insecurity. Americorps Community Food Fellows was established last year, and counts many full-time students among its members. Earlier this week we discussed the program and its impacts with Josh Podvin, the Assistant Director for Community Partnerships at UGA’s Office of Service Learning.

Alexia Ridley joined WUGA as Television and Radio News Anchor and Reporter in 2013. When WUGA TV concluded operations, she became the primary Reporter for WUGA Radio. Alexia came to Athens from Macon where she served as the News Director and show host for WGXA TV. She's a career journalist and Savannah native hailing from the University of Michigan. However, Alexia considers herself an honorary UGA DAWG!