Abigail Harper

Farm to School Specialist

Abigail Harper

Abby joined the team at CRFS in June of 2015. Her statewide work focuses on developing Michigan Farm to School programming, including managing the MI Farm to School Grant program and expanding farm to school connections in the Hoophouses for Health program. She additionally works in national Farm to Preschool efforts, building connections and networks of stakeholders in early childhood programs throughout the country. Abby holds a BS in Public Health and Health Sciences from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and an MS in Agriculture, Food, and Environment with a focus on regional food systems and sovereignty from Tufts University. Prior to joining CRFS, Abby served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Guatemala and spent several years working and developing educational programming on a 5-acre vegetable farm in her hometown of Belmont, Massachusetts.

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