Connecting Food, Farms and the Environment

To Rebuild our Local Food Economy

Our Staff

Kendrya Close

Kendrya Close

Executive Director

Kendrya’s passion for local food and activism for sustainable agriculture led her to the Foodshed Alliance which is devoted to promoting locally grown food and farming. Her bachelor’s degree in environmental biology from Ohio University and her extensive work as a plant pathologist and urban forester for the Davey Tree Company are among her credentials. Kendrya lives in Blairstown with her family.
Lisa Kelly

Lisa Kelly

Development and Communications Director

Lisa Kelly’s responsibilities include effecting a fundraising plan that will lead to the long-term sustainability of the Foodshed Alliance. She has experience in special events, marketing, public relations, direct mail and grant-writing. She has helped the Foodshed Alliance develop a donor constituency and is working to develop multiple streams of revenue for the organization.
Christine Parauda

Christine Parauda

LocalShare Coordinator

Christine is coordinator of the Foodshed Alliance’s LocalShare program. She focuses on the administration of the program and recruiting volunteers for gleaning projects.

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