Who We Are

Katie Gletty-Syoen, Garden Coordinator:  Katie planted the seed that has grown into the McFarland Community Garden back in 2011.  Katie manages garden registration and oversees general operations.

Bill Stoneman,  Organic Guidance: Bill has worked as a professional in the Organic Horticulture industry, and has a wealth of knowledge to share with gardeners.  Bill will be monitoring garden plots, coordinating grass mowing schedule, and managing Garden Monitors.

Cyndy White, School Gardens:  Cyndy is the Environmental Education Coordinator for grades K–5 at the McFarland School District.  Cyndy coordinates the School Gardens, and leads the Three Sisters Legacy Project with all the 1st and 2nd grade classes, bringing over 200 students to the McFarland Community Garden each season.  Cyndy also develops summer programs through MRAP McFarland Recreation, Activities and Play for school age children at the garden.

Judith Adrian & Chris Olgren, Ornamental Gardens.  Judith and Chris have been gardening with the McFarland Community Garden since our first season, and have taken on the coordination and care of our ornamental flower beds.  The flower beds are aesthetically pleasing, and also serve to attract a variety of pollinators to our gardens.