Growing Minds Team

Meet the Growing Minds team below. For general inquiries, please contact our team by email at growingminds@nullasapconnections.org or by phone at 828-236-1282.

Emily JacksonEmily Jackson
Program Director & Founder of the Growing Minds program
emily@nullasapconnections.org

Email Emily if you are interested in any of the following areas:

  • Partnering with ASAP/Growing Minds
  • Policy initiatives
  • Consulting
  • State or regional initiatives
  • Farm to school training and technical assistance (teachers, child nutrition staff, farmers, community members)

Jennifer Trippe
Program Director
jtrippe@nullasapconnections.org

Email Jennifer if you are interested in any of the following areas:

  • Partnering with ASAP/Growing Minds
  • Policy initiatives
  • Consulting
  • State or regional initiatives
  • North Carolina Farm to Preschool Network
  • Farm to school training and technical assistance (teachers, child nutrition staff, farmers, community members)

Debbi Timson
Program Coordinator
dtimson@nullasapconnections.org

Email Debbi if you are interested in any of the following areas:

  • North Carolina Farm to Preschool Network
  • Farm to School Funding (mini-grants and cooking stipends)
  • Growing Minds @ University or Growing Minds @ Community College Projects
  • Appalachian Farms Feeding Families program
  • Teacher resources (stickers, recipe cards, lending library, cooking equipment, etc.)
  • Farm to school resources including lesson plans, nutrition education activities, garden and farm activities, farm field trip guides, and school garden resources
  • Growing Minds @ Market and educational activities at farmer’s tailgate markets

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