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 Strategy & Evaluation
Jenny connects children, teens, and community members to nature, food, gardening through City Green’s Educational Programming Department. Jenny also supports community greening and beautification projects through the New Ground and Dig In! Community Gardening initiatives and oversees program evaluation efforts.
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.
Farm Manager, 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.
School Grounds Manager
Emma manages a network of school and preschool garden programs with curriculum, garden training, and ongoing support to ensure interaction with the natural world, and an understanding of where food comes from. Emma also oversees children’s programming at the Farm Eco-Center.
Good Food Bucks Manager
Jeremy manages City Green's Good Food Bucks program, New Jersey's only statewide SNAP Nutrition Incentive Program. Jeremy ensures that over 20+ farmers' markets, farm stands, and grocery store partners throughout the state receive funding, training, and technical assistance to facilitate the program and ensure good food for all.
Head Farm Assistant, 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.