The Grand Traverse Foodshed Alliance is led by the following board of directors:
- Diane Conners (Groundwork Center)
- Kate Redmond (Olsen, Bzdok and Howard)
- Mark Coe (Goodwill Farm to Freezer)
- Don Coe (Black Star Farms)
- Steve Nance (Oryana Natural Foods)
- Michael Lahti (Black Star Farms)
- Evan Smith (Cherry Capital Foods)
- Josh Stoltz (Grow Benzie)
- Rob Sirrine (MSU Extension)
- Kim Pontius (Traverse Area Association of Realtors – TAAR)
To connect with our board of directors, please use our GTFA contact form.
The board’s work is supported by a management contract with Taste the Local Difference® (TLD.) TLD acts as facility and leasing manager for the Grand Traverse Food Innovation Hub. Their offices are housed within the food hub. Find them at http://localdifference.org.
- Bill Palladino – TLD Chief Executive Officer
- Tricia Phelps – TLD Operations Director