Kasey Armstrong, MA
Kasey is a facilitator, change agent, and group process guardian. Guided by her love of food, community, systems thinking, and ecological healing, she seeks cultural-level solutions to the interconnected problems we face. She traveled with IHP as a Trustees’ Fellow in Spring 2018 and currently co-designs workshops for activists and entrepreneurs and facilitates a national peer-learning network for green infrastructure professionals. Her formal studies, including a BS in environmental science and an MA in environment and community, have been interwoven with diverse experiences working with food and communities at the intersections of environmental and social change. Highlights include working as the community engagement coordinator for the Beacon Food Forest permaculture project in Seattle, WA; living and working at Gould Farm, a therapeutic farm for people with mental health challenges, as their food systems coordinator and assistant manager of their farm-to-table breakfast cafe; and managing the Somerville, MA, Mobile Farmer’s Market.