Nutrition Education Coordinator

olumbia Heights Community Marketplace (CHCM) is a 501(c)3 organization that operates a vibrant 

weekly farmers market in the heart of one of Washington, DC's most dynamic and socioeconomically 

diverse neighborhoods, with a mission to increase access to fresh, local food and help build a healthier 

community. Vendors at the Columbia Heights farmers market accept all forms of federal nutrition 

benefits (e.g., SNAP, WIC, Senior FMNP), which made up 8% of all market sales in 2013. CHCM also 

FSNE Nutrition Educator






Title: Associate Agent

Functional Title: FSNE Nutrition Educator—Baltimore County/City and Harford County Position Number: 117541 Category Status: Faculty, Non-Tenured, Continuing Contract

Unit: AGNR-UME-Family and Consumer Sciences

 Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

Cooking Educator

ABOUT NEW HAVEN FARMS: New Haven Farms’ nonprofit charitable mission is to promote health and community development through urban agriculture. We transform vacant, contaminated urban land into urban farms where we grow organic vegetables, fruits, and flowers. Our highly skilled Farm Manager and 45-strong volunteer corps cultivate 8 urban farms, and our harvest is made accessible to low-income families who struggle with diet-related chronic diseases and food insecurity.

Nutrition Educator


Founded in 2012, New Haven Farms aims to promote health and community development through urban agriculture. Over 50% of our CSA members live within 200% of the federal poverty level, and our shares are distributed on a sliding financial scale. Members receive shares, cooking, nutrition, and farm education on a weekly basis for 16-weeks at our Phoenix Press Farm, located at

15 James St. in New Haven. We currently operate 7 urban farm sites throughout New Haven and plan on expanding to one-acre total growing space in 2014.


Dry Baking Mix R & D Intern

We have a dry baking mix facility, where we develop and manufacture mixes for private label initiatives.  Our customers are nationwide specialty food brands and traditional retailers.

 For instance, for Hannaford, we produce the Taste of Inspirations Brand Pancake Mixes.

 Our Director of R&D and Regulatory Affairs is going out on a medical leave for ~ 6-7 weeks, starting 7/3.  We also have been looking for an assistant for her, so this opportunity could morph into a long term arrangement.  I also would like someone in-place before she leaves.