Briana Alfaro

Briana Alfaro is a graduate student in the M.S. Food Studies program at Syracuse University.
She comes to Central New York from San Diego where she recently worked as an intern with
the San Diego Food System Alliance. She is interested in building healthy communities through
individual empowerment and collective action, especially by fostering connection through
foodways. Her research interests include globalization, land tenure, gentrification, craft
consumption and the political-economy of Mexico. She received her B.A. in journalism with a
concentration in political science from Humboldt State University.