Food and Faith Podcast

Take a Little, Leave a Lot: A Conversation with Tanner Cooper-Risser

May 3, 2019

Take a Little, Leave a Lot: A Conversation with Tanner Cooper Riser

Tanner Cooper-Risser is the SNAP-Ed Program Assistant of the OSU Extension Office of Knox County. He is also the president of the Knox County Local Food Council. Tanner received his undergrad in Youth ministry and after spending a little over a year working in traditional ministry setting he decided to branch out to the SNAP-Ed program while simultaneously joining a house church. Tanner teaches classes on nutrition and cooking while trying to find ways to implement policy, systems, and environmental changes to help make the healthy choice the easy choice for all. Tanner is a gardener, local food advocate, feminist, and strives to extend hospitality to all he meets. He lives with his wonderful wife, Brianna, and their two rambunctious dogs and tolerable cat.

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