Staff

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Founder & Executive Director

Jennifer Papa

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.

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Director of Community Outreach & Advocacy

Jasmine Moreano

Jasmine fosters community participation and collaboration in the greening and beautification efforts that liven our cities and neighborhoods and oversees all food access initiatives ensuring affordable, local, farm-fresh food is available to everyone.

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Director of Food Access

Lisa Martin

Lisa connects the community to Jersey-fresh, local produce through City Green’s farm stands and mobile markets while increasing affordability for low-income families through a double bucks program at our own markets and others around the state.

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Head Farm Manager

Henry Anderson

Henry is responsible for the planning, management and organic cultivation of over 75 varieties of vegetables, herbs, and fruit at City Green Farms in Clifton, supporting all of our food access programs while promoting the local food movement and supporting community-based agriculture.

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Dig In! Coordinator / Production Supervisor

Julian Cannata

Julian builds and installs City Green school gardens and City Sprouts gardens. He also supports our Dig In! community gardens with build support and the operation of our tool lending library.

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Farm Manager, South Branch

Joseph Lynch

Joe is responsible for planning, management and organic cultivation of over 25 varieties of vegetables, herbs, and fruit at City Green Farms at South Branch Preserve. He oversees the care of all machinery and equipment, while also building out the infrastructure of this new 12 acre farm.

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City Sprouts Manager and Head Gardener; Social Media Manager

Liz Kleisner

Liz manages organic vegetable production and educational programming at our Learning Garden in Paterson, and at all of our City Sprouts children’s gardens throughout Paterson, Passaic, and Clifton, setting the stage for nature exploration and outdoor garden education for urban children, students, and community members. She also oversees the perennial beds throughout the Farm Eco-Center, and manages City Green's social media channels, sharing City Green's good work.

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School Grounds Manager

Emma Lathan

Emma helps build school gardens, supports teachers with curriculum and garden training, and provides ongoing support to school partners to ensure student interaction.

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Head Farm Assistant

Isabel Anderson

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.

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Farm Assistant, South Branch

Emily Jacobi

Emily supports all aspects of the South Branch farm operation from seed to harvest, ensuring an efficient and productive growing season.

171 Grove Street
Clifton, New Jersey 07013
Monday to Friday
9am-5pm
973-869-4086
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