Interview with Lucy Altemus, November 17, 2021

Project: Peace Corps: The Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Lucy Altemus served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Sustainable Agriculture program in the community of Sasapud in the Chimborazo province in Ecuador from 2008-2010. She and her husband, Craig Adams, lived and also served in San Bernardo. Lucy found her work to be much more than just sustainable agriculture, also teaching English, and creating opportunities for community members that led beyond her service. Lucy and Craig returned to Ecuador to live in Cuenca and opened a cafe called the WindHorse Cafe until they returned to the US just before the pandemic.

Interview Accession

2021oh1092_pcrv0461

Interviewee Name

Lucy Altemus

Interviewer Name

Russell Wolfgang Bucher

Interview Date

2021-11-17

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Altemus, Lucy Interview by Russell Wolfgang Bucher. 17 Nov. 2021. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Altemus, L. (2021, November 17). Interview by R. W. Bucher. Peace Corps: The Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Altemus, Lucy, interview by Russell Wolfgang Bucher. November 17, 2021, Peace Corps: The Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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