Who We Are


The Thurston Food System Council is a grassroots citizens organization composed of a diverse group of community stakeholders empowered by the community and recognized by local government to foster collaboration and active engagement in the local food system.

TFSC Members

Rachel Floyd The Evergreen State College Campus Food Coalition
TJ Johnson Sustainable South Sound
Thomas “Aslan” Meade Local Economic Development
Ali Mediate Slow Food Greater Olympia
Karen Parkhurst Senior Planner, Thurston Regional Planning Council
Marco Pinchot Shellfish, Taylor Shellfish Farm
Katie Rains GRuB/Non-profits/Youth Organization
David Skattebo, Secretary The Evergreen State College (Student)
Lisa Smith Enterprise for Equity,  Food Related Entrepreneurship
Sash Sunday Food Processor  (Oly-Kraut)
Susan Ujcic & Annie Salafsky Helsing Junction Farms
Lesley Wigen Thurston County Public Health and Social Services
Michaela Winkley Thurston County Food Bank