A long-time local food activist, Joy Moore played a key role in community efforts to reform school lunch in the Berkeley Unified School District, co-founded Farm Fresh Choice, of the Ecology Center, serves on the Boards of Spiral Gardens, Planting Justice and Pie Ranch, and is a member of the Berkeley Food Policy Council. She has lived and worked in Berkeley since 1969 having migrated from New York city. Retired from the City of Berkeley Chronic Disease Prevention Program in 2007, she attended UC Santa Cruz's Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems. Joy currently teaches a garden based nutrition program to high school students and their families in the Berkeley Unified School District. She has served on many non-profit boards and councils, including the Ecology Center, Women of Color Resource Center, Berkeley Food Policy Council, Satellite Affordable Housing Associates and the local station board of KPFA/Pacifica Radio. She currently serves as a City of Berkeley Citizen Commissioner on the Sugar Sweetened Beverage Panel of Experts, aka the Soda Tax, a component of Healthy Berkeley. Joy strives to provide access to low resource communities to be able to grow and eat organically.
"We're here to love, live and eat and make more people who love, live and eat. We've added everything else!"