As Public Relations and Marketing Director, Vera Chang oversees media and messaging for Shelburne Farms’ leading-edge educational programs, 1,400-acre working landscape, and program-support enterprises. Previously, Vera was a Bon Appétit Management Company Foundation Fellow, where she worked with top management to support the company’s initiatives for large-scale food systems change. Vera holds a B.A. magna cum laude in Global Ethics from Carleton College and certificates in Ecological Horticulture from University of California Santa Cruz and in Permaculture Design from University of Massachusetts Amherst. Vera’s food and agriculture writing has appeared in Bitch magazine, Civil Eats, Edible Green Mountains, among others, and photographs in books (e.g., Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table, New School Cuisine: Nutritious and Seasonal Recipes for School Cooks by School Cooks) and media (e.g., CNBC, NPR, USA Today, Seattle Magazine). Her work has been highlighted in LA Weekly, Grist, the Chicago Tribune, and more. You can find Vera tweeting on and off the farm @shelburnefarms and under her own handle, @veralchang.