In Search of the Perfect Espresso Bean

(The New York Times) Curt Ellis, 33, is executive director and a founder of FoodCorps, a nonprofit organization started in 2010 to improve schoolchildren’s diets by placing volunteers in their communities for a year of service. He also was a maker of the documentary “King Corn,” which won a Peabody Award. Mr. Ellis lives with his wife, Caitlin Boyle, 31, the founder and president of film.sprout, a distributor of documentaries; and their 8-week-old son, Oliver, in a 390-square-foot fifth-floor walk-up in the East Village. Mr. Ellis, an Oregon native, likes to run on Sundays, visit a farmers’ market and cook.

Curt Ellis of FoodCorps