Alix Davidson

Director of Strategic Initiatives
Alix “Arugula” Davidson is enthusiastic about engaging youth in the work of justice and community-building through urban farming. She comes to FLP with a background of youth services and program leadership in a refugee resettlement context. She holds a Master of Divinity degree and enjoys time spent gardening, hiking, and traveling.

Carol Gundersen

Executive Director
Carol “Cauliflower” Gundersen is a life-long picky eater whose life was changed by the work of farming. Prior to founding the Food Literacy Project in 2006, Carol’s work experience included community organizing and farm policy work, environmental and farm-based education, and two seasons growing vegetables at Oxmoor Farm.
Gabriella Hohman

Gabriella Hohman

Program Associate
Gabriella “Green Bean” Hohman is a Louisville transplant originally from Elizabethtown, Kentucky. While earning her B.S. in Public Health at the University of Louisville, she discovered FLP and began an internship in the Spring of 2022. Her assistance with FLP’s programs has fueled her love of learning from others and cultivated a stronger interest in the impact food systems have on health. When she’s not on the farm, Gabriella enjoys hanging out with her cat – Toby, thrift shopping, and trying out local food spots!

Zac Jones-Gómez

Advancement Manager
Zac “Zephyr Squash” Jones-Gómez graduated from the University of Kentucky with B.A.s in International Studies and Anthropology. Though it was a winding path, he is happy to have landed on a farm, learning about how to grow healthy and sustainable food. He is passionate about everything related to food, and when he isn’t tweeting or Instagramming about FLP’s great work, he can be found in the kitchen recreating his favorite bakes from The Great British Bake-Off.

Grace Mican

Program Manager
Grace “Green Pepper” Mican gives life to her interest in sustainable and local food systems while working with the Food Literacy Project to make her hometown of Louisville a more sustainable and just city. She graduated from Bellarmine University in 2017 with a B.A. in Environmental Studies and minor focuses in anthropology, Spanish, and international studies. Grace is a person of many passions and loves to share knowledge and learn from others when teaching and taking dance classes, trying new cooking projects, leading youth through the learning garden, speaking Spanish, making veggie burgers from scratch, and working alongside teens on the farm.
Arabella Paulovich

Arabella Paulovich

Program Coordinator
Arabella “Fig” graduated from the University of Louisville with a B.A. in History and a minor in Humanities. She completed undergraduate research on the history of conservation in the United States, which secured her interest in the work of exploring the relationships between plants, animals, people, and their environment. With a background in community organizing, she’s excited to be part of the Food Literacy Project learning alongside and supporting youth as they make change within their own community. During off hours, Arabella enjoys running, baking, and writing.
Jill Seelmeyer

Jill Seelmeyer

Director of Advancement
Jill “Jujube” Seelmeyer, a Louisville native, began her nonprofit career in the food justice field in Central Kentucky shortly after graduating from the University of Kentucky in 2011 with a journalism and political science degree. She loves being able to live out her personal values through the work of FLP –collaborating with the community to foster equity, sustainability, and education among our youth and their families. Jill enjoys spending time outdoors with her young children, practicing yoga, and listening to live music in her free time.

Casey Sterr

Director of Finance and Administration
Casey “Kohlrabi” was born and raised in northern Illinois. He has worked with non-profits since 1986, both in the US and internationally.  As Business Manager, he assists with administrative support. He is excited about FLP’s work in the community and the remarkable staff that is dedicated to service and justice.
Alajah “Avocado”

Alajah “Avocado”

Community Food Leader
Alajah “Avocado” joins the crew for the first time this fall. A junior at Shawnee High School, Alajah says “People should learn how to grow their own food, especially if you have problems with access to fresh fruits and vegetables. It can also help the environment.”
Brook “Bean”

Brook “Bean”

Community Food Leader
Brook “Bean” returns to the crew after joining in the summer of 2022. A senior at Presentation Academy, Brook says “It’s interesting how you can grow produce anywhere, including your own backyard.” Welcome back, Brook!
“Habanero” Hudson

“Habanero” Hudson

Community Food Leader
“Habanero” Hudson is a freshman at Bellarmine University who is joining the crew for the first time this fall. “I like how it’s a break from the busy life and you can actually eat healthily,” he says. “Vegetables and fruit are important as a good way to connect back to the earth.”

T.J.

Community Food Leader
T.J. is a sophomore at PRP High School who believes learning about food systems “is important to help those that have less access.” We are happy to have T.J. on the crew for the first time this fall!
“Turnip” Trent

“Turnip” Trent

Community Food Leader
“Turnip” Trent is a junior at Seneca High School and joins the crew for the first time this fall. “With a rising population and changing climate,” he said, “urban ag is more important than ever in terms of getting food to people.”
Tyaiera “Tomato”

Tyaiera “Tomato”

Community Food Leader
Tyaiera is a junior at New Albany High School. She was drawn to this work because “people should know that not everyone is able to access fresh food. Being down here farming gives people a chance [to access it].” This is Tyaiera’s first season on the crew.