MEET OUR TEAM
The High Country Food Hub is operated by Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture staff and supported by countless other experts, interns, and volunteers. It truly is a team effort!
To meet the growing demand and rapid growth, we have created a strong support team to ensure greatest positive impact and continued success of the Food Hub.
Local Food Markets & Community Connections Designer
Michele designs marketing and customer-focused systems to improve the High Country Food Hub's profile within our community. She is passionate about serving the Food Hub and Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture through a year of service and is a recent graduate of Appalachian State University with a degree in Sociology. She hopes to be able to improve access for everyone to be able to enjoy local food, while also helping farmers reach new customers.
Interim Executive Director
Dave provides financial oversight of operations as well as design, marketing, and grant writing expertise in his role as Interim Executive Director of Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture. He also provides producer support and educational program design to improve the overall coordination and success of the Food Hub. His service on the Watauga County Food Council and his expertise in food system public policy helps to build a strong network of support for the Food Hub both locally and regionally.