Gwenne Godwin

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,

Hi y’all! I’m Amanda. Although my background is a bit of everything, my love for growing food has primarily sprung from working in and out of nonprofits throughout the city, which all have built community through common visions of mutuality, accessibility,  equity, and skill sharing. In the past couple of years, I have had the

A Skokie native who returned to his hometown last year, Jesse has worked in a variety of capacities within the food system for over ten years, from community building around food justice and education to researching food insecurity and building educational and culturally rooted farms. After graduating from The Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food

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,