Emily Griffith is currently a grower’s assistant at The Food Project in Lincoln, MA where she also supervises a group of 12 teenage interns. She began farming last season as an apprentice grower at Mass Audubon’s Drumlin Farm. She is passionate about community farming and growing delicious, healthy food in a manner that is good […]Read More
Emily Griffith is currently the Youth Farm Coordinator at the Marion Polk Food Share in Salem, OR. She is a biologist and science writer by training and has always had a particular interest in plants. She is also interested in the process of translating scientific and environmental topics for people in ways that are easy to understand and has been able to do so in several different capacities through the years; as an environmental educator in Alaska, a researcher at a small biotech company in Portland, OR, a communications coordinator for The Center for Health and the Global Environment in Boston, and as a farmer and youth educator with The Food Project also based in the Boston area. She especially enjoys helping youth engage in meaningful work through hands-on farming experience and continues to develop her passion for working at the intersection of agriculture, education and community service.