photo: kenzie kalista

Name: Matt

Major: CEP and Geography 

Role: Director 

What's your favorite thing about the co-op? Engaging students through food.

If you could have any food-related superpower, what would it be and why? The ability to talk to plants and animals to ask them what they need to grow up healthy!

Name: Sophie 

Major: Public Health 

Role: Recipe Testing Leader

What's your favorite thing about the co-op? The awesome community created and Matt’s beard (that now can successfully flow in the wind). 

Tell us about the veggie you're posing with! It is approximately the weight of a small child.

If you could have any food-related superpower, what would it be and why? Superpower spaghetti hair. 

Name: Teresa

Major: Comparative Religion & Psychology with a minor in Music

Role: Education Committee Head

What's your favorite thing about the co-op? Bonding moments. 

Tell us about the veggie you're posing with! Carrots make your vision better and potatoes make your life better.

If you could have any food-related superpower, what would it be and why? The ability to make it rain macaroni and cheese. 

Name: Julie

Major: Journalism

Role: I freeload and admire how cool everyone is.

Tell us about the veggie you're posing with! Kale. Kale's okay. 

If you could have any food-related superpower, what would it be and why? I think it would be so rad to make fresh, hot popcorn on demand. It would come out of my fingertips for easy eating.

Name: Sasha 

Major: Biology 

What's your favorite thing about the co-op? The friends I've made 

Tell us about the veggie you're posing with! Thinly slicing radishes and dipping them in vinegar or just salt & pepper is wonderful. 

If you could have any food-related superpower, what would it be and why? The power to handle garlic and not smell like it. 

Name: Melissa 

Major: Biochem 

What's your favorite thing about the co-op?  How friendly everyone is. 

Tell us about the veggie you're posing with! It was big.

If you could have any food-related superpower, what would it be and why? Anything I eat would be negative calories. 

Name: Katrina 

Major: Biology-ish 

What's your favorite thing about the co-op? The community and being able to learn so many new things at each meeting. 

Tell us about the veggie you're posing with! Carrots and hummus are 50% of what I live off of (the other 50% is raisins and almonds). 

If you could have any food-related superpower, what would it be and why? Be able to grow all my favorite veggies out of my belly button. 

Name: Sean 

Major: Biochem 

What's your favorite thing about the co-op? How much food there is. 

Tell us about the veggie you're posing with! Zuchinni bread is my favorite way to make zuchinni. 

If you could have any food-related superpower, what would it be and why? Be able to deep fry anything I touch. 

Name: Lauren 

Major: Intended majors of CEP and Public Health

What's your favorite thing about the co-op? Excited to help with the procurement of our food cart, especially since (fun fact) I'm from Portland, the food cart capital.

If you could have any food-related superpower, what would it be and why? Duh! Having any food I want in front of me, prepared or not, at the speed of thought.

Name: Ian 

Major: Finance, Political Science, and a minor in LSJ 

Role: I have a role in the business-y and graphic design-y parts of the co-op.

Tell us about the veggie you're posing with! Um… (Ian has yet to take a picture). 

If you could have any food-related superpower, what would it be and why? If I could make bananas grow in Seattle, that would be my preferred power.

Name: Carolyn

Major: Community, Environment, and Planning major. Minor in Environmental Science and Resource Management.

What's your favorite thing about the co-op? My favorite thing about the co-op is being around fellow foodies who enjoy eating some damn good food!

Tell us about the veggie you're posing with! Haven't posed with a vegetable...but it'll probably be arugula, also referred to as Salad Rocket. It is my favorite leafy green because it is peppery and zippy!

If you could have any food-related superpower, what would it be and why? The ability to photosynthesize (Doesn't need an explanation).

Name: Hana

Major: Public Heath Major/ Quantitative Science Minor 

Role: Outreach Tsaritsa 

What's your favorite thing about the co-op? The creative and independently-minded people! 

Tell us about the veggie you're posing with! Ummm... 

If you could have any food-related superpower, what would it be and why? The abiltiy to be a bright fruit-like color. Just because.