Our Team

Breah Banks

Farm Manager/Educator at Deaver Wellness Farm

As the Farm Manager/Educator at Deaver Wellness Farm, Breah brings her background in landscape architecture and years of urban farming & gardening experience to the space, ensuring the Farm is both a vibrant, living lab for learners of all ages as well as a sustainable fresh food resource for Lankenau Medical Center patients experiencing food insecurity.

Juan Bol

Montgomery County Programs Manager

Jessica Chou

Philadelphia County Programs and Partnerships Director

With an environmental science degree and a year in the FoodCorps, Jess brings her passion for growing and eating nutritious food to her Farmer/Educator position. Jess leads our innovative farm-to-school program, the Farm Explorer, and Healthy School Project activities in Philadelphia.

Zach Cone

Farmer/Educator at Deaver Wellness Farm

Zach has a rich and diverse background in education with experience as a farm educator and teaching in outdoor classrooms. With a degree in theater and early childhood education, Zach particularly enjoys weaving art and theater into youth-centered programs. As a Farmer/Educator at Deaver Wellness Farm, Zach assists Breah in ensuring that Deaver Wellness Farm is a vibrant, living classroom as well as a sustainable fresh food resource for Lankenau Medical Center patients experiencing food insecurity.

Jenny Dunker

Farm Explorer Program Manager and Educator

Jenny Dunker has been leading education and coordinating programming for the Farm Explorer since 2016. Jenny‘s 6 years of organic farming developed her passion for sharing healthy and delicious food with students and their communities. She is a master at encouraging young people and adults to make connections between thriving plants, diverse ecosystems, and healthy food choices – tying together science,
nutrition, and wellness.

Atiba Ellerby

Healthy Schools Project Educator/Coordinator - Philadelphia

Atiba is a Philadelphia native who has been connected to urban agriculture in Philly for 15 years. Atiba leads our innovative farm-to-school program, the Farm Explorer, and Healthy School Project activities in West Philadelphia.

Jeannette Fournier

Development Director

Jeannette served as a consultant and volunteer with Greener Partners before joining as development director. She has a passion for fundraising that spans nearly 20 years of work with a variety of health and wellness nonprofits. She loves connecting people and organizations to make programs possible. She is inspired by Greener Partners’ unique ability to create spaces for outdoor education and healthy food hubs. When she isn’t fundraising, Jeannette is the mother of two active boys, she writes children’s books, and oil paints.

Jonathan Hamm

Delaware County Healthy Schools Project Educator/Coordinator

Jon helped to launch the Farm Explorer’s mobile program in 2013 and seeks to engage students in all stages of the food cycle. Since his time in the Peace Corps, Jon has led workshops on plants, herbs, soils, nutrition, and farm ecosystems.

Amy Johnson

Director of Operations

With more than 20 years experience in organic agriculture, Amy’s passion for farming began in a food crops course in college. After several years of agricultural internships and running a CSA, she co-founded Greener Partners in 2008, where she continues to pursue her passion for educating people of all ages about growing their own food.

Meg MacCurtin

Executive Director

Since her start with Greener Partners in 2009, Meg’s unwavering loyalty, passion and commitment to strengthening community health through fresh food access, education and sovereignty has led GP to where it is today. As Greener Partners’ Executive Director, Meg has been vital to guiding our growth from a single school garden project to programs in over 100 schools that impact upwards of 10,000 youth annually.

Jen Malkoun

Delaware County Programs and Partnerships Director

Led by a desire to advance an equitable and environmentally sustainable alternative to our industrial food system, and a need to reconnect with the earth, Jen found her way into organic farming in 2011. Along the way she discovered the power and transformative joy of community-grown food. Jen broke ground at the Deaver Wellness Farm in 2014, and has been growing with it ever since. Although she loves growing nourishing food for all humans, Jen’s secret pleasure is flower gardening.

Imani White

Communications & Development Associate

Imani brings her experience as a canvassing director and community organizer to Greener Partners as their Communications and Development Associate.  She values our mission because she believes in working from the community, upward. Providing individuals with their basic needs, like healthy foods, enables them to focus on how to truly better themselves and their environment, and build a brighter future.

Floey Zhao

Philadelphia Healthy Schools Project Educator/Coordinator

Floey brings to Greener Partners a background in biology, sustainable agriculture, and education. She believes in the power of education and loves igniting a passion for food, health, and the great outdoors in others. In her spare time, she enjoys practicing guitar, gardening, and memorizing the scientific names of random plant species.