Jessica Rilling

Jessica Rilling

Executive Director

Expertise in nonprofit strategic planning, grant-writing, community engagement and facilitation, economic development, fundraising, and marketing. 

Jason Grim

Jason Grimm

Deputy Director

Expertise in farm viability, beginning farmer training, food business mentorship, food policy and infrastructure, cultivating local and statewide networks, farm-to-business supply chain coordination, and collaborative project development.

Jake Kundert

Jake Kundert

Food System Director

Expertise in project design and evaluation, grant research, public health, systems analysis, community food systems, food business entrepreneurship, and agriculture with a focus in small-scale vegetable and livestock production.

Vanessa Fixmer-Oraiz

Vanessa Fixmer-Oraiz

Director of Environmental & Community Planning

Expertise in project management, watershed planning, community planning, project development and implementation, and analysis through Geographic Information System (GIS) programs.

Misty Rebik

Misty Rebik

Director of Strategic Planning & Capacity Building

Expertise in nonprofit and for-profit strategic planning and organizational assessments, fundraising, communications, policy development, project creation and management, community planning, community engagement and facilitation, cultivation of local and statewide partnerships, grassroots organizing, and event planning.

Michi Lopez

Michi Lopez

Packshed & Distribution Manager

Expertise in analytic scientific methods, group facilitation and management, early childhood development, curriculum design and implementation, social capital building with people of color and refugee families.

Anuj Mittal

Anuj Mittal

Supply Chain Technician Specialist

Expertise in technology solutions for supply chain operations for farmers and food hubs. Technology solutions include process automation, data analysis, operations mapping, labeling solutions, pricing and invoicing, and inventory management systems.