The Core Committee is a dynamic group of Washington Square CSA members with a shared passion for making our organization the best it can be. We are always looking for new Core Committee members with skills to help us coordinate the CSA. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in joining us!
Molly grew up in Menlo Park, CA going to farmers markets with her mom every Sunday. After graduating from Stanford University she took up studies at the French Culinary Institute in New York City where she received a degree in Classic Pastry Arts. She has since expanded to cooking anything and everything for clients all over the city. She does personal chef work, private catering, and teaches cooking classes. She loves doing cooking demos and creating recipes for Washington Square CSA.
Rachel hails from Philadelphia, where she learned to appreciate the best in food and ingredients. In Philadelphia, she spent time interning in the pastry kitchen at the famous (and sadly defunct) Le Bec Fin, working in a local farmer's market, and eating her way through every food stand at the Reading Terminal Market. While at Vassar College she ran the student Food Committee and sat on several others related to campus dining and sustainability. Though she ultimately decided to go the non-food route professionally (currently a student at New York University Law school), she continues to cook and bake regularly.
Natalie grew up on a farm on the tiny volcanic Caribbean island of St. Vincent. Frequent consumption of organic fruits and vegetables was the way of life for Natalie, so when she migrated to New York City for college, she was surprised by how disconnected many people were from their food sources. She was also concerned about the obesity and diet related disease epidemic she was witnessing in her community. This, coupled with her passion for farm fresh food and her love for cooking, prompted her to leave her corporate career to pursue a MS in Nutrition and Dietetics at New York University. It was here that Natalie was introduced to the Washington Square CSA in 2010. She became a Core Team Member in 2011 and assumed various roles, currently she is responsible for planning/executing social events as well as many ad hoc projects that come along with a CSA.