Jaeden ChathamProgram Coordinator
Alix DavidsonDirector of Strategic Initiatives
Carol GundersenExecutive Director
Gabriella HohmanProgram Associate
Zac Jones-GómezCommunications and Advancement Coordinator
Grace MicanProgram Manager
Jill SeelmeyerDirector of Development and Communications
Casey SterrDirector of Finance and Administration
Jaeden “Jackfruit” Chatham was born and raised in Texas, but fell in love with the Bluegrass State while attending Berea College, where she studied Spanish and served as Program Coordinator for the school’s Hispanic Outreach Project. She holds a Master of Science in Education from the University of Pennsylvania, and is passionate about working with youth and families to understand our relationships with food, sustainability, equity, and our environment.
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 “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 “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!
Communications and Advancement Coordinator
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 “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.
Director of Development and Communications
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.
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.