General Contact Information
Mail: PO Box #74,
Montgomery, AL 36101
Downtown Farm Manager
Jetson grew up gardening in south Florida. In 2007 he attended an extension program at the University of California, Santa Cruz called “CASFS”, Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems. At CASFS he gathered a foundation of knowledge about everything from bed preparation and pest control to bouquet making and good record keeping.
Since then he has worked on small production farms in Austin, Texas and has managed an urban educational farm in Petaluma, California for a non-profit. Jetson is passionate about creating sustainable, local food systems and teaching youth about where food comes from.
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Liz Laroche is native to Tucson, AZ where she played lacrosse for the University of Arizona and graduated with a degree in Public Administration. Upon graduating from college she attended the US Coast Guard Officer Candidate School and spent four years as a Prevention Officer in San Francisco. In December 2012, she entered the Reserves and moved to Adelaide, South Australia with her husband, Jesse Laroche an Australian Air Force Pilot. While in Adelaide, Liz studied at and received her Masters in Public Health from the University of Adelaide. In July 2014, Liz and her husband moved to Montgomery and she began as an AmeriCorps VISTA as the Community Outreach Coordinator for EAT South.
Hampstead Farm Manager
Catherine Doe comes to us from Oakland, California where she most recently managed an urban farm at Berkeley Youth Alternatives. At BYA she taught high school students skills to grow, eat and share healthy food, and focused on job skills and leadership development.
Catherine completed a Masters Degree in counseling psychology at California Institute of Integral Studies, and an apprenticeship in Ecological Horticulture at the UC Santa Cruz Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems. She has worked on a family farm in Austin, TX and run gardening classes for both children and adults. Catherine has also combined her passions of farming and counseling to create therapeutic gardening programs in the Bay Area of California with adults in recovery and with youth.
Food Security Coordinator