Our Team

The NCFS is comprised of award-winning community leaders with diverse experience in grassroots community organizing, urban agriculture, and creating nonprofits and programs that address community health.

Want to make an impact on the health & wellness of Newark? Join us!

As the Newark Community Food System (NCFS) enters its second year, we are looking for new voices invested in the conversation around community food. We are building an intellectual hub around the creation of local food producing communities to empower residents to become actively involved in reshaping their food system, while gaining control of their health and environment. In 2019, NCFS will continue to support the growth of and advocate for the strengthening of the local food system, amplify community-led initiatives and cultivate collaborations; and develop sustainability around urban agriculture and fresh healthy food access. 

We are growing our membership to include the following experts in the areas of agriculture, horticulture, nutrition, health and wellness. If you are a:

Local government decision maker / expert.

Educator, School Staff Member, or Administrator.

College Student, New Professional.

Business owner in the Food / Restaurant industry

Representative of neighborhood associations.

Local Farmer, Grower, Gardener.