Jason Grim

Jason Grimm

Executive Director

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

Giselle Bruskewitz

Senior Program Director

Expertise in strengthening programs and projects at community and regional levels in the areas of farm to school, farmers markets, farmer training, food safety, food hub development, food entrepreneur technical assistance, food production, and community food security, building and identifying new partnerships, grant writing and project administration.

Claire Zabel

Program Director

Expertise in farmers market management, food systems, food safety Harmonized GAP Produce Auditor, scientific writing, organic vegetable production with a focus on sustainability and integration of conservation practices, principles of soil fertility and management, cropping systems, and integrated pest management.

Julia DeSpain

Creative Director

Expertise in project management and coordination, social media, communications, illustration, and graphic design.

Lisa Stark

Education and Outreach Coordinator

Expertise in curriculum development, outreach to underrepresented individuals in the food system, volunteer management, horticulture with a focus on ecological design, service learning through sustainability initiatives, conservation education, and place based education projects.

Kaci Ginn

Operations Director

Expertise in building community and regional programs, building strong relationships, grant reporting and management, cultivating and maintaining partnerships, systems design and transformation, community empowerment and advocacy, community health, and project administration

Teresa Kurtz

Grants and Finance Manager

Expertise in grant and finance management, fundraising and donor relations, nonprofit management, and capacity building.

Marianna Cota

2023 Americorp VISTA

Expertise in community and behavioral health with an emphasis on systems thinking, community engagement, equity, and cultural saliency.

Anuj Mittal

Supply Chain Researcher

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.