People: 2018 Change Food Fest Speakers

  • Lee Warren

    Executive Director, Organic Growers School

    Lee Warren is the Executive Director of Organic Growers School, which has been offering organic education to Southern Appalachia since 1993. She is the co-founder, -designer, [...]

  • Ann Sitler

    Ann Sitler is the Wholesale Operations Manager at the Hickory Nut Gap Farm Company. Hickory Nut Gap Farm raises 100% grassfed beef, pastured pork, and pastured chicken. The [...]

  • Sally Reeske

    Sally Reeske, along with incarcerated women, students and other volunteers, founded Seasons of Grace in the fall of 2016.  Seasons of Grace is a volunteer organization [...]

  • Meredith Leigh

    Meredith Leigh has worked as a farmer, chef, teacher, non-profit executive director, and writer, all in pursuit of sustainable food. She has developed a farmers cooperative, [...]

  • Flori Pate

    Flori Pate is co-founder of Dig Local ( a mobile app that tells you where to go and what to do every day in Asheville, NC. She is also the co-founder and director [...]