Professional Stories

Lazarus Lynch

Profession: Student & Blogger

His Story: Fighting hunger is also about eating healthy and understanding the components of a nutritious diet. Lazarus Lynch, a senior at Food & Finance High School in New York City, is an avid chef and blogger who shares his passion for healthy eating and nutrition with the world. He is always seeking new ways to reach out to young people.

He has written several articles for newspapers and magazines across the country and has even been featured on a number of television and radio programs such as NPR’s Science Friday! This summer, Lazarus plans to attend the Chinese Academy of Agriculture Sciences in Beijing, China where he will analyze food security and nutrition issues in Asia. He will be conducting advanced genetics research with Chinese researchers to develop improved plant varieties. Lazarus is making a splash!

Check out his website and learn more at: http://www.keeping-it-healthy.com.

Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, November 2009.