Julia Jenak

Julia Jenak

Research and Programs Student Assistant
Center for Food Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Santa Clara University 

Julia is a Research and Programs Student Assistant at the Center for Food Innovation and Entrepreneurship, and has also worked as an Apprentice at The Forge Garden and at Spade & Plow, another small-scale, organic farm in the area. Within these experiences/ Through these experiences, Julia saw both challenges and the potential power of small-scale, sustainable agriculture as a tool to address food accessibility and food waste. She is currently part of the team conducting a campus-wide participatory assessment of student food insecurity and food justice possibilities under COVID-19 at Santa Clara University.