As the room filled with strangers from around the country, Cassi and Zeke, both high school seniors who are also Root Crew members with The Food Project, got up to lead.
It was the first day of The Food Project’s Winter Institute, a three-day training held on February 6-8 for other organizations, and Zeke kicked things off. “Think of a word that’s most important to you. Come up to the board, write the word and tell us why. I’ll start.