STAFF

Development & Communications Coordinator

Johanna is constantly enraptured by all things food, from the modes of production to the experiences of eating. She has garnered broad experience in the food system from working on small diversified vegetable farms, interning and volunteering with organizations focused on local food resiliency, co-authoring a Food Waste and Reduction Guide for Dane County, and conducting research on food policy. She is currently completing a Masters in Food and Agriculture Law and Policy at Vermont Law School, and is delighted to continue working with FairShare to engage folks in local food consumption.

CSA -IN Network Coordinator

Liliana is a Senior at UW-Madison majoring in International Studies with certificates in Public Policy, Development Economics, and Latino Studies. Liliana has worked as the Finance Director for F.H. King: Students for Sustainable Agriculture, an organization on her college campus. After interning at the U.S. House of Representatives in D.C., Liliana has become increasingly passionate about building relationships across diverse communities and promoting community engagement. Liliana is excited to contribute her efforts toward strengthening our local food system as the Network Coordinator for the national CSA Innovation Network.

INTERNS

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CHELSEA HOLMAN

Program Intern

After graduating from UW-Madison with a degree in Environmental Studies and French, Chelsea moved to France to teach English to French high school students. Now that she has returned to Madison, she is excited to be doing essential work with FairShare in a city that she loves. Chelsea is working as the Routes to Roots Intern, connecting some of her favorite things, being active, equity, and FOOD.

Partner Shares Program Intern

Hawthorn McCracken is the child of a former dairy farmer and public school teacher. They grew up in East Tennessee and have made Wisconsin their home since 2008. With a background in arts, community education, and organic growing, Hawthorn is passionate about combining technical knowledge and community connections in order to build stronger food systems and more diverse and equitable rural communities. They are interested in perennial crops, foraging, creating queer rural spaces, and integrating art and self-care into farm practices. In addition to their work in communications for various farming organizations, Hawthorn also serves on the boards of Madison Mycological Society and the local South Central Chapter of Wisconsin Farmers Union.

Partner Shares Program Intern

Emma is a farmer, writer, and creative with a love for food, farming, and social justice. She cherishes warm summer memories of her grandparents’ hobby farm and harvesting from her family’s backyard vegetable garden. Emma has since kept her hands in the soil at an organic rooftop farm in Copenhagen, Denmark called Østergro and at Troy Farm during the Covid-19 pandemic. She recently graduated from UW-Madison, where she had the opportunity to conduct research on urban agriculture systems and support programming to improve farmer resilience in Wisconsin’s Driftless Region. Emma continues to be inspired by the incredible wisdom in BIPOC narratives of farming and cooking and hopes to help amplify these voices in local food systems.