New faces at GardenShare
Rhonda Rodriguez recently joined GardenShare as our part-time Volunteer Coordinator. In
e, she will be working to recruit volunteers and promoting farmers markets across the County, and also recruiting volunteers for other anti-hunger work in the Canton area. Read more about Rhonda
Brianna Blackburn joined GardenShare through the Americorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) program. She will be at GardenShare full-time for one year and will be working on farmers market promotion, volunteer development, and public education around hunger issues. Read more about Brianna
We are also pleased to welcome Philip Paige to the GardenShare Board of Directors effective next month. Philip is a Madrid native and was recently appointed to the position of Assistant St. Lawrence County Administrator. He'll be serving on GardenShare's finance committee.
While their time is nearly up as the semester draws to a close, we also wanted to highlight our student interns this fall:
will be graduating from SLU in December and worked at the Canton Farmers Market during her internship.
John Thomas Caulfield, a SLU senior, has been working on analyzing data from this year's farmers market season.
Camille Duquet, a SLU senior, helped us update the Hunger 101 program by adding a farmers market component to it.
Jamie Oriol, a SLU senior, has been working on developing food systems education materials geared to middle and high school students.
Are you interested in internship, committee, or other volunteer opportunities? Please get in touch.