Kirsten Halverson is the Executive Director of Buy Fresh Buy Local Hampton Roads, a non-profit organization dedicated to creating a vibrant local food economy in Hampton Roads. She earned a Master’s of Business Administration in Organizational and Environmental Sustainability from Antioch University New England. She has worked extensively within the local food movement by doing environmental education at an urban farm, working on small organic farms, and incorporating local food into events and conferences she’s helped plan. Kirsten has also served as businesses consultant for several farms and local food markets.
Tracy Herner has worked with the Williamsburg Farmers Market since 2011. As market manager for the Williamsburg Farmers Market she is involved with state-wide market manager alliances, promoting local food in schools and exploring ways to get fresh local food to low income communities. Enhancing the connection between farmers, bakers, watermen and the customers at this producer-only market is an important goal for Tracy.