CASFS Staff and Student Profiles

  • ${_EscapeTool.xml(imgAlt)} Kelsey Gage - Student Staff

    Kelsey is the Food Systems Working Group's (FSWG) land-based co-chair. She spends half of her time at the UCSC Farm, delegating interns, helping with deliveries, and supporting the CASFS basic needs coordinator, and the other half facilitating meetings and supporting all of the “land-based” organizations in FSWG.

  • ${_EscapeTool.xml(imgAlt)} Clare Riesman - Staff

    Clare is the assistant manager of the Alan Chadwick Garden. As assistant manager, Clare is in charge of basic garden tasks like irrigating, pruning, and clearing. She's also supports interns and student workers, and assists in teaching Environmental Studies classes and Apprenticeship courses.

  • ${_EscapeTool.xml(imgAlt)} Christof Bernau - Staff

    Christof is the Farm Garden manager. His role includes teaching Apprenticeship classes about the foundations of organic agriculture practices and changing the food system, supporting intern and student education, managing the yearly plant sale, and scheduling sowing and bed turnover.

  • ${_EscapeTool.xml(imgAlt)} Kelle Matsushita-Tseng - Staff

    Kellee is the assistant manager of the Farm Garden and an Apprenticeship instructor. As assistant manager, Kellee is in charge of day-to-day farm tasks, marketing and sales, and managing the farm stand and plant sale.

  • ${_EscapeTool.xml(imgAlt)} Margaret Bishop - Staff

    Margaret is the Basic Needs Coordinator at CASFS. She's in charge of connecting the UCSC Farm to its other campus programs and organizations. She also manages donations from the fields and food pantries and is the Food Systems Working Group (FSWG) staff advisor.