OFTP Program Coordinator, Assistant Production Manager - Student Organic Farm
Kate hails from the southwest corner of the state, raised in the small village of Edwardsburg. After completing her undergraduate at the University of Michigan and working for a bit, she moved to Lansing to participate in the MSU Organic Farmer Training Program. Kate stayed on the following season at the Student Organic Farm as the Propagation Manager, growing the then 10 acre farm's transplants. This led to her next placement as the Production Manager at Foodshed Farm, a Lansing area organic farm that specializes in plant starts farmers and gardeners. In 2015 Kate returned to the SOF as the Assistant Production Manager and the OFTP Program Coordinator to put her experience of teaching as well as food production to good use.