|WSFMA is hiring!
We have two exciting positions open: Executive Director and Regional Leads Program Manager.
Applications are due Friday, January 19th.
Interim Operations Director
|Patricia Hennessy joined WSFMA in October 2017 as Interim Operations Director. Patricia has 17 years of experience in non-profit organizational development and leadership primarily in public health and now in supporting small farms and value added food producers - expertise include start-up management, financial planning and strategic growth, fund development and cultivation, community and legislative engagement, marketing and public relations and innovative program design and oversight.
|Karen Kinney is the Partnerships Director for WSFMA. For the past 19 years she has worked to connect Washington farmers and farmers markets in Seattle and around Washington state. She was a co-founder of the Columbia City Farmers Market in Seattle and the Neighborhood Farmers Markets which operate seven markets in Seattle. While working for King County’s Ag Program, she helped farmers markets in south King County start accepting credit, debit and EBT cards and developed a statewide partnership program now called the Washington Farmers Market Access Partnership. The program became the model for the WSFMA’s Regional Leads program that connects farmers markets with their community partners to expand opportunities for low income shoppers at farmers markets. She is a member of the Farmers Market Action Team, WSU Farm and Food Systems Team, Farmers Market Integrity Advisory Committee, Good Food Coalition and the Anti-Hunger & Nutrition Coalition. She co-authored, with Colleen Donovan, the WA State Market Management Toolkit.
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Seattle, WA 98101