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Meghan Filoromo

Hannah Fuller August 3, 2022

Meghan brings over a decade of experience working for farmers and with farmers markets. Most recently, Meghan worked for The Food Trust’s Farmers Market Program in Philadelphia, PA, where she oversaw farmers market operations, nutrition incentives, and community partnerships. Previously, Meghan worked for two Pennsylvania farmers and for an environmental education non-profit. Meghan received a…

Maranda Raskin

Hannah Fuller July 7, 2022

Maranda joined the FMC as the Policy Intern in July 2022. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from McGill University where she majored in History and minored in Political Science and Field Studies. Throughout college she worked on grassroots campaigns for affordable housing, environmental justice, and racial equity and since graduating she has worked for a…

Ellie Wong

Hannah Fuller

Ellie joined FMC as a Communications Intern in July 2022. She is currently completing a bachelor’s degree in English Literature at Stanford University. In addition, she has previously been a desk editor, video editor, and podcast production manager for organizations such as The Stanford Daily and Philosophy Talk. Before joining FMC, she worked for Stanford Dining…

Christie Welch

Mykalee McGowan March 15, 2022

Within the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, Welch serves as the Direct Food and Agriculture Marketing Specialist to assist Ohio’s agricultural and food producers increase their profitability and sustainability through best marketing practices, increase marketing efficiencies, and market diversification. Ms. Welch has a strong interest in the economic development of rural Ohio and is…

Robbi Mixon

Mykalee McGowan March 11, 2022

I grew up in Macon, Georgia and I currently reside on Dena’ina and Sugpiaq lands, in Homer, Alaska. I’ve just “retired” from directing our local farmers’ market for the last decade. I’m the executive director of the Alaska Food Policy Council and the Alaska Farmers Market Association. I am also the Local Foods Director for…

Megan Sankey

Hannah Fuller November 19, 2021

Megan joined FMC in late 2021 as Metrics Support and is looking forward to utilizing their academic understanding of farmers markets and local food systems. They see farmers markets as unique opportunities to address complex economic, social, and environmental issues in the larger food systems context. Megan is graduating from the University of Wisconsin in December 2021, majoring…

Lauren Wood

Hannah Fuller

Lauren joined FMC in November 2021 as the Farmers Market Support Associate and is thrilled to be able to support farmers markets and strengthen local food systems at scale.  After getting a M.S. in Food Policy & Applied Nutrition from Tufts University, she coordinated DC-based international food aid research projects and managed community health and…

Mykalee McGowan

Mykalee McGowan July 28, 2021

Communications Associate  Mykalee joined FMC as Communications Associate in July 2021. She has a Bachelors degree in Journalism from Howard University. Since then, she has also delved into photography, videography, and graphic design working for online publications such as Blavity, Greatist, and the Huffington Post. They have also worked in marketing and branding for organizations…

Willa Sheikh

Hannah Fuller June 3, 2021

Willa is a community organizer, racial equity educator and a systems thinker. She has worked in Diversity and Inclusion in institutions of higher learning, food education and advocacy, and with community-owned food cooperatives, supporting grassroots community economic development focused on equity, justice and sustainability. Current Focus: In her role as FMC’s Deputy Director, Willa oversees Administration,…

Erica Hall

Hannah Fuller April 16, 2021

Erica Hall, M.S. CED, MBA, ARM, has a multi-disciplinary background as a community economic development practitioner, community organizer, environmental justice advocate, Board member, Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (JEDI) facilitator/trainer/consultant, and Senior Legal Professional with interests in intersectional environmentalism exploring the connection between sustainability, resiliency, food waste, climate change, food insecurity, the built form and placemaking,…