Meet the Team

Since its inception, the Local Food Guide has been published solely through the work of a dedicated volunteer staff. If you want to be a part of the process, contact us today! We’re working on 2016 updates now through April 1, 2016. If you have expert design skills or publication experience, we’d love to have a conversation!

Christina McDougall

Christina McDougall

Project Manager (2016); Partnership Coordinator & Content Editor (2015)

Christina McDougall founded Hoosier Farmers Markets. She combined her passion for local food, sustainable agriculture, relationship builidng and place-making with her knowledge of policy, nonprofit management, outreach and engagement, asset base community development and life-long learning. She brings with her 17 years of experience and a hunger for nitrate-free bacon.

Kahfii King

Kahfii King

Project Assistant (2016)

A Chicago native, Kahfii King completed her masters degree in public affairs with a concentration in urban sustainability. Kahfii hopes to develop and support sustainable, local food systems. She is the farmers’ market manager for The Market at Hague. She enjoys hanging out on Mass Ave with friends and drinking lots of hot herbal tea no matter the season.

Lauren Scharenbrock

Researcher (2016)

Lauren Scharenbrock’s personal anthem is increasing healthy, fresh and local produce access and equity to individuals, families and communities. Her current role is as an AmeriCorps VISTA Program Coordinator with Fresh Bucks Indy–Central Indiana’s farmers market SNAP Double-Up program. A Wisconsin native, she cannot eat enough cheese.

Fern Bachner

Researcher (2016)

Mike Herrick

Researcher (2016)

Mike Herrick’s stints at local butcher shops has driven his passion for local food. His varied experiences in the food industry include packaging, sales, logistics and stocking. To him, providing customers knowledge so they can make confident informed decisions is the most important aspect of a growing a small business. Personal motto: Follow your passion and you’ll never work a day in your life.

Mychaela Brandle

Researcher (2016)

Growing up on a farm, Mychaela Brandle knew exactly where and how her food was grown. She lived off the garden year round and was part of a CSA before the term was coined. Mychaela has transitioned from rural farm girl to urban homesteader. Life motto: “A little dirt don’t hurt”.

Katherine Boyles Ogawa

Katherine Boyles Ogawa

Project Manager (2015); Content Editor (2012-2013, 2016)

Dan Sockrider

Dan Sockrider

Web Design (2015-2016)

Past Food Guide Contributors, 2010-2015

Alex Gaughan

Alex Gaughan

Web Design (2015)

Kelley Jordan Heneveld

Kelley Jordan Heneveld

Photography (2014-2015)

Julia Woody

Julia Woody

Content Editor (2013)

Bre Domescik

Bre Domescik

Content Editor (2012-2013)

April Hammerand

April Hammerand

Project Manager & Food Guide Founder (2010-2014)