Marta comes to PHS after managing FNC Community Learning Farm at 8th & Poplar where she strengthened community engagement, doubled crop production, and expanded educational programming. She learned to grow food as a child, helping her parents tend their large kitchen garden in rural Bucks county. Marta spent several years living abroad in France, Africa, and Canada as an educator and researcher. Her experiences in diverse roles and cultures helps her wear the many hats necessary of an urban agriculture professional. As the Farm Manager at the PHS Green Resource Center in Norristown Farm Park, Marta will put her growing and community engagement skills to work.