Experienced in strengthening community-based programs and small businesses through the development and implementation of creative concepts and marketing solutions. Dedicated to collaborative problem solving with a demonstrated ability to develop key coalitions and build relationships with a shared sense of purpose. Strong ability to develop and oversee new programs and projects and improve existing programs through effective project management skills. Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills – a team player, focused on results.
Example of printed collateral. The Shenandoah Valley Buy Fresh Buy Local guide is a printed directory of over 200 farms, community supported agriculture operations, farmers markets, specialty producers, agri-tourism destinations, restaurants, local food grocers, cooperatives, and retailers in the eight county region of the Shenandoah Valley. Responsible for all outreach, content development, fundraising, design, and distribution of the 2011, 2012 and 2013-2014 editions.
These videos were produced by Shenandoah Valley Buy Fresh Buy Local as part of the project "Creating A Culture of Conservation From Farm to Table for Water Quality and Agricultural Community Sustainability." Funding for this project was provided by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation's Innovative Nutrient and Sediment Reduction Grant. Additional examples of work available at www.buylocalshenvalley.org.