Founder & Executive Director
Jennifer leads all aspects of the organization from program development and property enhancements to fundraising and strategic planning, forging a positive path forward for local food systems, while using the beauty and enchantment of public garden and farm installations to inspire new pride in communities, change the personal and public experience of urban life, and ensure good food for all.
Director of Community Outreach & Advocacy
Jasmine fosters community participation and collaboration across City Green’s food access, greening initiatives, and fundraising events. Jasmine also spearheads City Green’s advocacy work at the local, county, and state level to help further City Green’s mission.
Director of Food Access
Lisa connects the community to Jersey-fresh, local produce through City Green’s Farm Stands and Veggie Mobile while increasing affordability for low-income families through our Good Food Bucks program. Lisa also oversees the Good Food Bucks program, a statewide initiative supporting farmers’ markets and grocery stores throughout the state. Lisa also supports grant writing efforts across the organization.
Director of Agriculture
Henry is responsible for the planning, management and organic cultivation of City Green’s farm in Clifton, while overseeing the farming operation at City Green’s Farm at South Branch Preserve in support of our food access program. Henry also cultivates public participation in community-based regenerative agriculture.
Director of Community Horticulture
Liz is responsible for educational programming and the vegetable and perennial gardens at the Farm Eco-Center, our Learning Garden in Paterson, and all of our City Sprouts children’s gardens in support of nature exploration and outdoor garden education.
Farm Director, South Branch Preserve
Joe is responsible for the planning, management and organic cultivation of City Green’s Farm at South Branch Preserve in support of our food access program. Joe also oversees the care of all machinery and equipment, while also building out the infrastructure of the farm.
Farm Manager, Clifton & Agricultural Education Coordinator
Isabel supports all aspects of the Clifton farm operation from seed to harvest, ensuring an efficient and productive growing season. In the summer Isabel is a Growing Strong Crew Leader, mentoring teens in our youth development program.
Farm Manager, South Branch
Emily supports all aspects of the South Branch farm operation from seed to harvest, ensuring an efficient and productive growing season.
Alex manages City Green’s farm stands, Veggie Mobile markets, and CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) programs to ensure food access and affordability throughout Clifton, Paterson, Passaic, and our other neighboring communities.
Community Garden Coordinator
Carmen supports City Green's community gardening and greening efforts through the Dig In! program to promote local food production, neighborhood beautification, and community enhancement.
Good Food Bucks Coordinator
Robbie coordinates City Green's Good Food Bucks program, New Jersey's only statewide nutrition initiative program. He works with farmers, farmers’ markets, and grocery stores throughout the state to make fresh fruits and vegetables more accessible for New Jersey residents.
Administrative Assistant & Volunteer Coordinator
Erin makes sure that City Green’s day to day operations are running efficiently and smoothly! She also serves as the point person for events, volunteers, and fundraising initiatives at the organization.
Youth Garden Program Coordinator
Kirsten supports our City Sprouts after school and summer programs to develop deep connections between children and nature. She also supports our volunteer program.
Miranda provides support for City Green’s programs and helps ensure they are running efficiently and smoothly! She also leads our Climate Action Collective that supports local students in learning about and taking action against climate change.