Raina Sparks is a junior in Ezra Stiles College majoring in Global Affairs and Humanities. From a farming town in Maine, Raina’s interests have been shaped by exploration of infrastructure and community-building in agriculture. Her recent work explores food as a lens for infrastructure, migration, and climate resilience. This summer, she managed a regenerative farm in Lesvos, Greece, and conducted research on the food security landscapes available to asylum seeking communities on the island. Raina currently works as an intern for the Department of State Office of Global Food Security, where she works on efforts to develop underutilized indigenous crops to feed a growing population in climate changed landscapes. On campus, Raina works as a farm manager for the Yale Sustainable Food Program, leads the outdoors club and first-year outdoor orientation trips, and sings in an acapella group.