Meet the team


chris melançon

Executive Director

Angie Marks

Office Manager

Education Programs

Mariah Cochrane

Program Manager

Alyssa Kassner

Program Manager

Desiree Samler

Farm Educator

Sierra House

Farm Educator

Marissa Hernandez

Farm Educator

Agriculture Operations

Niloo Borojerdian

Market Garden Manager

Emily Baum


Jen leer

Farmer & Farm stand Operations

Xan dixon


Interested in supporting?

We have a wide range of volunteer opportunities for community members that want to get involved. For more information and details on available volunteer opportunities email


Board of Directors

Matt Buckmaster, President
PerrinĀ Pellegrin, Vice President
Barry Tanowitz, Secretary
Ellen Barger
Dallas Chapman
Jasper Eiler

Advisory Board

Jeff Bridges
Yvon Chouinard
Wes Jackson
Anthony Rodale
Marshall Rose
Alice Waters