Richmond Food Co-op

Hey everyone, I’ve been getting involved with the Richmond Food Co-op.  Stay tuned here for updates on events, topics, links to partner stuff, and general community.

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Relevant Resume for Co-op Resources

EDUCATION

2011 Master of Fine Arts,  Painting and Drawing, Minor: Fashion
Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

2003  Bachelor of Arts, Fine Art, Minors: Stained Glass, Creative Writing
Flagler College, St. Augustine, FL

RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE

2014-present Education Coordinator, run outreach programs; Art Matters (youth), Artful Living (55+), Creative Family Dinner studio (the art of parenting), RVA Drink ‘n’ Draw, and classes at Regency Square Mall, teach art classes, hire/manage instructors, volunteer
Cultural Arts Center, Glen Allen, VA

2013-present Instructor, teach various art classes in Adult Ed, Studio S (55+) and the Sharon Seigel Program (for folks who are recovering from brain injuries), volunteer
Visual Arts Center, Richmond, VA

2012 Cashier and Till Counter, rang customer orders, kept dining area stocked, counted and refilled tills, customer service, product education
2013 Demo/Greeter, demonstrated products and offered samples to customers, in-depth customer service
2014 Demo Coordinator, booked vendor demos, created seasonal calendar of recipes, new products and sale items, education
Ellwood Thompson’s “Local” Market, Richmond, VA & Dawson’s Market Rockville, MD

2010-2012  Retail sales, sold earth-friendly baby gear, customer service
Franklin Goose, Richmond, VA

2008-2009 Retail sales, sold earth-friendly house wares,baby gear, and mattresses, customer service, childcare
Nest Organics, Asheville, NC

2006-2009 Instructor, taught various art classes in the Continuing Education Department (ages 18-72)
AB Tech Community College, Asheville, NC

2009 Instructor, taught World Foods during Little/Middle Week (ages 12-18)
2005-2009 Assistant instructor, helped teach various art and cooking classes 2004 Work/study, grounds keeping, maintenance, construction, drywall, mass mailing, housekeeping, gardening (planning, planting, harvest, seed saving, permaculture)
John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, NC

2002-2004 Art sales and jewelry making,
Artickles Gallery, St. Augustine, FL

1998 Plant research, making crosses, studying results in soybeans
Dekalb Genetics, Terre Haute, IN

RELEVANT VOLUNTEER/COMMUNITY EXPERIENCE

2014-present Tabler/Resident Artist 😉 getting the word out at farmer markets/festivals, art projects, decor
Richmond Food Co-op, Richmond, VA

2011-present Organizer, plan & host various drawing events in public spaces, 469 members in Meetup group
RVA Drink ‘n’ Draw, Richmond, VA

2006-2008 Worker/Member, grocery sales, inventory, stocking at a tiny organic food co-op (closed 2009)
Haywood Road Market, West Asheville, NC

2006-2008  Volunteer gardener, maintaining community gardens
Bountiful Cities Project, Asheville, NC

2007 Private lessons, taught vegan cooking and mosaics
Asheville L.E.T.S. (Local Exchange Trading System), Asheville, NC

2006 Volunteer/Grown-up gardener, Helping kids maintain their community garden plots
Winooski Community Farm & Garden Program – Winooski Parks & Rec, Winooski, VT

 

Co-op fundraiser at the Lamplighter Summit Ave Roastery. Thanks Noelle!
Co-op fundraiser at the Lamplighter Summit Ave Roastery. Thanks Noelle!
 Cynthia won my painting in the silent auction at Love your Co-op. This photo was taken 2 seconds after I met her.
Cynthia won my painting in the silent auction at Love your Co-op. This photo was taken 2 seconds after I met her.
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Talking to Matt about why he should Join the Co-op at the ‘Love your Co-op” fundraiser. And what do ya know? It worked! He’s the first member I personally got to join.
Winning the cooking contest prize at the 2014 summer picknic! Thanks Judges!
Winning the covered dish contest prize at the 2014 summer picnic for my “June Slaw”! Thanks Judges!
Tabling at South of the James in the heat of summer with Anna.
Tabling at South of the James in the heat of summer with Anna.
Tabling at Broad Appatit with Frances!
Tabling at Broad Appatit with Frances!
Amazing food inspired tour of VMFA!  Thanks Kristen and SOKE neighbors!
Amazing food inspired tour of VMFA! Thanks Kristen and SOKE neighbors!
Tabling and sidewalk chalking in frozen rain at Fire Flour Fork with Anna, Nic, Michele, Brandon, and their boys.
Tabling and sidewalk chalking in frozen rain at Fire Flour Fork with Anna, Nic, Michele, Brandon, and their boys.
Co-op happy hour at the Jefferson. With Brenna and Kadie, probably Emma's last co-op event where she doesn't show her face!
Co-op happy hour at the Jefferson. With Brenna and Kadie, probably Emma’s last co-op event where she doesn’t show her  little, tiny face!
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board election 2014

 

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