Board of Directors

Lisa Grele Barrie, Co-Chair

Nonprofit Professional

Contributing to the beauty and growth and success of Raleigh City Farm as a volunteer has been a labor of love. Watching the community dig in and support local food and farmers is the reward!

Tara Zechini Owens, Co-Chair

Eschelon Experiences

I love how Raleigh City Farm transformed that little urban street corner into a beautiful working farm that connects our neighbors to the “where, how, and why” of sustainable agriculture.

Sam Ratto, Treasurer

Videri Chocolate Factory

I love Raleigh City Farm because of the community it is a part of, the community it is growing, and how it can grow farmers.

Larry Zucchino, Farm Contracts

JDavis Architects

I love the idea that Raleigh City Farm provides entrepreneurial opportunities for young urban farmers… plus, it is the coolest farm in Raleigh.

Miranda Miller, Non-Profit Compliance

Smith, Anderson, Blount, Dorsett, Mitchell & Jernigan, LLP

I love that Raleigh City Farm provides a slice of farm life in the heart of downtown Raleigh and gives our community access to a beautiful, sustainable, and productive green space.  Raleigh City Farm helps us to re-connect to the land.

Meg McKinnon Bullard, Fundraising

Meg Bullard Realty

I feel very fortunate to serve an organization that has successfully merged farmers and the culture of farming into downtown Raleigh—an urban setting where I and so many members of my community work, live, and play.  

Al Newsom

Good Dirt

Howard Fleming

Fleming Insurance/Allstate

As someone who grew up in Raleigh, I feel Raleigh City Farm reflects the personality of our city: progressive, healthy, and entrepreneurially open to new ideas!