Andrea Merritt

Andrea Merritt

Executive Director of the Millican Alliance

Andrea Merritt is currently serving as the Executive Director of the Millican Alliance and the Farm Manager of the Farm at Millican Reserve. She studied Ethno-Botany in her home state of Michigan and moved to Texas, by way of Washington DC, where her work in outdoor education and sustainable agriculture began. Her non-profit history includes working for the Audubon Naturalist Society, running a Farm-to-Table Education and Community Outreach Specialist for the Capital Area Food Bank and bringing nature and farming education programs into schools and community programs. She has a 20-plus year history of farming and gardening that extends from small rural yard gardens, urban lot renewal farms, school yard gardens and large scale production farming. She has a passion for connecting the community with a local, healthy, affordable food source and has started the Farm at Millican Reserve as a way to connect a local community project to a healthy food source.

Sessions

April 4, 2018
Building Healthy Communities Around Nature
Memorial Student Center/Rudder Tower
3:00pm  -  4:00pm