Grace Oedel

Executive Director

Email: [email protected]

Extension: 7164

Grace is passionate about making change through community building. She most recently served as Executive Director at Ohavi Zedek Synagogue + Community Center, where she founded an early education center and developed the community's focus on social justice organizing and community impact. Before coming to Vermont, she founded and directed Dig In Farm, a working farm and educational center for aspiring young women farmers, focused on the intersection of social and environmental justice in western Massachusetts. Grace previously worked on the education team of Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA). Early in her career Grace built a new holistic farm-to-table program at the Woolman Semester School in Nevada City, CA, and worked on large-scale organic vegetable farm. She received her degree from Yale University, where she also managed a student farm and fell in love with growing and sharing food. She lives in Burlington, VT with her husband and three children.

Grace Oedel