Kelly Crane has joined OFMA in 2017 to further develop its capacity to meet its mission to promote and support farmers markets statewide. Together with the board of directors, the Program Director is tasked with creating strategic goals for member relations, marketing, and organizational development.
Kelly comes with a wealth of experience, including have spent three years as the Executive Director for the West Virginia Farmers Market Association. Her experience includes owning and operating a 50-member CSA, working as an analyst in the West Virginia Legislature, and working as an organizer for Friends of Family Farmers here in Oregon. Kelly is passionate about good food, good people and supporting the local foods economy, and is based with her family in Salem.
Kelly is the primary contact for OFMA for all press, policy, funding and programming questions, and can be reached at Kelly@oregonfarmersmarkets.org.