Katie GermanField to Table Schools and School Grown Senior Manager
Katie German is a certified high school teacher and urban farmer. She coordinates the School Grown program, a youth employment focused schoolyard farming social enterprise. She brings over 15 years of working with youth, designing educational programs, and facilitating meaningful learning experiences that are rooted in social justice and building community. She has been farming for 5 seasons and loves the details of a good crop plan and the magic of watching students harvest purple carrots on the roof of a high school. She recently completed her MA thesis on the subject of youth as authors of food literacy curriculum with a critical lens towards whiteness in food justice work.