Staff

Every staff member is committed to food equity.

Please use the directory below to find the contact information you’re looking for.

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Adan
Adan Linares
  •  he/him/his
Warehouse Manager
763-450-4202
Favorite Food: Enchiladas
Angel
Angel Maldonado
  •  he/him/his
Twin Cities Mobile Market Driver
763-450-3860
Favorite Food: Lasagna
Bekah
Bekah Kropp
  •  she/her/hers
Education Specialist
763-450-3860
Favorite Food: Anything Butternut Squash
Cari Monroe
  •  she/her/hers
Agency Relations Admininstrative Assistant
763.450.3870
Favorite Food: Palak Paneer or strawberries
Carlos
Carlos Vera
  •  he/him/his
Warehouse Technician
763-450-3860
Favorite Food: Ceviche
Colette
Colette Illarde
  •  she/her/hers
Volunteer Coordinator
763-450-3889
Favorite Food: Soul Food
Dave
Dave Larson
Agency Driver
763-450-3860
David
David Peeples
  •  he/him/his
Director of Programs
763-450-3860
Favorite Food: Brown Rice
Debi
Debi Shatto
  •  she/her/hers
Agency Relations Coordinator
763-450-3893
Favorite Food: Apples
Dwight
Dwight Peach
  •  he/him/his
Fare For All Driver
763-450-3860
Favorite Food: Chicken
Edgar Huichapa
  •  he/him/his
Community Engagement Coordinator
763-450-3876
Favorite Food: Blueberries
Eleanor
Eleanor Babcock
  •  she/her/hers
Farm Caretaker
763-450-3860
Favorite Food: Popcorn
Emilio
Emilio Vaca
  •  he/him/his
Sustainability Coordinator
651-433-3676
Favorite Food: Ceviche
Emily
Emily Eddy White
  •  she/her/hers
Director of Advancement & Culture
763-450-3868
Favorite Food: Green Curry
Fun Fun
Fun Fun Cheng
  •  she/her
Agency Relations Specialist
763-450-3878
Favorite Food: Dumplings
Gary
Gary Sharp
  •  he/him/his
Operations Coordinator
763-450-3860
Favorite Food: Lamb
Gay
Gay Gonnerman
  •  she/her/hers
Senior Development Officer for Individual Giving
763-450-4219
Favorite Food: Anything Chocolate Raspberry
Hilary
Hilary González
  •  she/her/hers
Administrative Coordinator
763-450-3860
Favorite Food: Enchiladas de Mole
Jadea
Jadea Conway Laird
  •  she/her/hers
Marketing & Communications Manager
763-450-3866
Favorite Food: Garlic
Jay Knaeble
  •  he/him/his
Fare For All Driver
763-450-3860
Favorite Food: Spaghetti
Jeanne Schulte
  •  she/her/hers
Controller
763-450-3867
Favorite Food: Ghirardelli Milk Chocolate Caramels
Jesus
Jesus Lezama
  •  he/him/his
Warehouse Coordinator
763-450-4203
Favorite Food: Tacos de Lengua
Joleen
Joleen Baker
  •  she/her/hers
Sourcing Manager
763.450.3896
Favorite Food: Carrots & peanut butter
Josh
Josh Grinolds
  •  he/him/his
Development Officer, Institutional Giving
763-450-3862
Favorite Food: Tacos
KaZoua
KaZoua Berry
  •  she/her/hers
Big River Farms Program Manager
651-433-3676
Favorite Food: Khaubpoob - Thai Chicken curry noodle soup
Kurt
Kurt Schultz
Agency Driver
763-450-4202
Laura
Laura Mirafuentes
  •  she/her/hers
Corporate and Foundations Relationship Officer
651-433-3676
Favorite Food: Cheese
Linh
Linh Xiong
  •  he/him/his
Retail Program Associate
763-450-3871
Favorite Food: Pho
Lisa Sabourin
  •  she/her/hers
Retail Operations Manager
763-450-4212
Favorite Food: Fresh Berries
Maddie
Maddie Babel
  •  she/her/hers
Donor Database Administrator
763-450-3861
Favorite Food: Popcorn
Maria
Maria Bonilla
  •  she/her/hers
Agency Relations Manager
763-450-3895
Favorite Food: Pozole
Marisa Benasutti
  •  she/her/hers
Big River Farms Outreach Coordinator
763-450-3860
Favorite Food: Organic Broccolini from Moshky Farm
Matt
Mark Saufferer
Agency Driver
763-450-4202
Matt
Matt Frank
  •  he/him/his
Big River Farms Market Specialist
651-433-3676
Favorite Food: Tabouli, Hummus, and Falafel
May
May Lee
  •  she/her/hers
Farm Operations Specialist
651-504-8102
Favorite Food: Tofu Curry
Merce smiling
Merce Jackson
  •  he/him/his
Retail Program Associate
763-450-4201
Favorite Food: Seafood
Nathan
Nathan Hesse
  •  he/they
Agency Relations Specialist
763-450-4207
Favorite Food: Winter Squash
Paul
Paul Freer
  •  he/him/his
Transportation Manager
763-450-3874
Favorite Food: Corn Chowder with Homemade Bread
Pearce
Pearce Jensen
  •  he/him/his
Big River Farms Operations Coordinator
651-433-3676
Favorite Food: Homemade Yogurt and Granola
Primrose Berglund
  •  she/her/hers
Sourcing Coordinator
763-450-3870
Favorite Food: Bahn Mi
Sadie
Sadie Yang
  •  she/her/hers
HR & DEI Manager
763-450-3860
Favorite Food: Pho
Sean
Sean Hurdle
  •  he/him/his
Volunteer & Events Manager
763-450-3876
Favorite Food: Beets
Sophia
Sophia Lenarz-Coy
  •  she/her/hers
Executive Director
763-450-3864
Favorite Food: Pizza
Stephanie
Stephanie Wagner
  •  she/her/hers
Retail Program Manager
763-450-3875
Favorite Food: Cabbage
Talia
Talia Miracle
  •  she/her/hers
Development Specialist
763-450-3869
Favorite Food: Pepperoni Pizza from Boludo
Tom Mercer
  •  he/him/his
Director of Operations
763-450-3882
Favorite Food: Chili
Tremaine
Tremaine Brown
  •  she/her/hers
Twin Cities Mobile Market Driver
763-450-3860
Favorite Food: Chicken Wings

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