OUR STAFF

MICHELLE WHITE

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Michelle is a Certified Farmers Market Manager with over 9 years of experience and 400 markets under her belt. As a member of the Ohio Farmers Market Network's board of directors, she helped the organization secure a 2018 USDA Farmers Market Promotion Program grant focused on strengthening Central Ohio farmers markets. A Columbus native, White graduated from The Ohio State University with a degree in English and is passionate about sharing the important stories of local food and farming.

NATALIE ZABORSKI

CLINTONVILLE MARKET MANAGER

Natalie is a public health graduate student studying how to improve access to nutritious and affordable food for all communities. She has experience in the field of engineering, improving the flow of operations in food service and health care. In her free time, she enjoys hiking, painting, and cooking meals with loved ones.

COLLEEN YUHN

BEXLEY & UPPER ARLINGTON MARKET MANAGER

With a background in fashion, corporate wellness, sales and retail, Colleen Yuhn always returns to her true passion-- food! Having worked as a line cook, chef, caterer, restaurant GM and Director in a startup that educates about food waste, she is happiest connecting the producer to the consumer i.e. farmer and eater. She lives in King-Lincoln and enjoys most things French, cooking, gardening, reading and binging PBS with her husband and two cats. 

SATOMI ABE

FOOD ACCESS COORDINATOR

Satomi enjoys food, travel, and hiking. She started as a volunteer at the market in 2012 and has been a regular Saturday morning fixture ever since. The market has made her addicted to sungold tomatoes and other delicious local foods.

JENNIFER CHASTAIN

FOOD ACCESS COORDINATOR

Jen is a familiar face in the community and has volunteered at a variety of music & art events in Columbus over the last decade. When she’s not at a festival, she is often found walking around Clintonville and perusing the little free libraries with the kids she cares for. 

JENNIFER CHEN

FOOD ACCESS COORDINATOR

During the week, Jen wears a bunch of different hats at a community high school. In her free time, she enjoys annoying her multilingual friends with random phrases in other languages and talking shop with our producers.

JULIE SHARP

BOOKKEEPER

Julie's bio