Kate joined Glynwood in the Spring of 2019 as Program Coordinator. In this role, Kate supports Glynwood's Regional Food Program and Farmer Training Program. In helping build and maintain Glynwood's farmer networks, Kate works with the aim of establishing a more cohesive and robust Hudson Valley food system.
Before coming to Glynwood, Kate worked as an environmental science educator in New York City through the organization Christodora. She additionally did freelance research for the Open Space Institute and for the Overbrook foundation.
Kate graduated from Yale in 2018 with a degree in Environmental Studies. Her work for the Yale Sustainable Food Program gave her experience in event planning, organic farming, and outdoor education, and gave her a deeper understanding of New England food systems.
Originally from Iowa, Kate sees sustainable agriculture as an imperative initiative to protect the environment and local farming communities. She is additionally passionate about food justice and accessibility, and is also eager to become involved in Glynwood's diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility efforts.