Gwenne Godwin

Camille is passionate about growing food, enjoying nature, and farming.  She is an avid preserver of food and loves stretching out the summer bounty throughout the year that way.  When she’s not at the Farm, she is gardening in her own community garden plot, working with Oakton elementary school kids in the school garden she organizes, or

Owen was born and raised in Chicago and has been working in sustainable agriculture for 8 years. After graduating from college in St. Louis, Owen lived in El Salvador for a year learning sustainable agriculture practices. Owen continued his education in agriculture through farm apprenticeships in central Ohio, and since 2016 he has worked in

Casey fell in love with agriculture by way of the bounty of wild blackberry bushes where she grew up. She learned about botany and local ecosystems by roaming the woods, and as a result, pursued a B.S. degree in Biology. She has a decade of experience in fundraising, campaign development, and administrative and operations work,

A graduate of Illinois State University, Gabrielle was selected as The Talking Farm’s 2021 Tyson/Illinois Campus Compact Intern, funded by a grant from Tyson Foods. This internship is awarded to full-time students and is an intensive learning experience that integrates the intern into all aspects of TTF’s operations from education to farming.  After “graduating” from

I’m from Evanston originally, currently living in Chicago. I love cooking, playing guitar, and old video games.  I am very excited to be returning to work on the farm after I was here in 2014 as an intern! Since September 2021, Matt has also taken on leading and assisting with TTF’s education programs, particularly elementary school

Gwenne is not only passionate about growing vegetables sustainably but loves to teach others how to grow their own. She is an Urban Sustainable Agriculture professional with more than 10 years of experience in hands-on farm work engaging and instructing youth and members of the community. She is experienced in sustainable organic vegetable crop planning,