Friends of The Hub Farm

Friends of the Hub Farm supports the mission of the DPS Hub Farm Through Donations and Financial Support of the Great programs on the farm.

Friends of the DPS Hub Farm is a non-profit 501c3 organization that supports the educational mission of the DPS Hub Farm.

Board Responsibilities

  1. Provide support in development efforts, including but not limited to grant applications, private donations, fundraising events, and more!
  2. Share the story of the Hub Farm through media and communications.
  3. Serve as an advocate in the community and with DPS, recruit and mobilize supporters and volunteers, including DPS parents.
  4. Convene and coordinate community partnerships.

Current Board Members

  • Meridith Pumphrey, Board Chair
  • Stan Holt, Board Treasurer
  • Andy Scott, Events Chair
  • Anne Napoli, Grants Chair

Former Advisory Team (who helped create the Hub Farm)

  • Mark Dessauer, Communications Director, BCBS Foundation
  • Erin White, Principal, Community Food Lab
  • Alicia Butler, Farmer and Arts Educator, Green Button Farm
  • Heidi Carter, Board Chair, Durham School Board
  • Blaise Cote, MBA Candidate, Duke’s Fuqua School of Business
  • Emily Egge, former Executive Director, SEEDS
  • Tyrone Hall, MPH, RD, LDN, Adolescent Nutritionist, Durham Health Dept.
  • James Keaten, School Nutrition Director, Durham Public Schools
  • Michelle Kloda, Exhibit Development Coordinator, Museum of Life and Science
  • Phoebe Lawless, Owner and Chef, Scratch Bakery
  • Dan Schnitzer, Sustainability Coordinator, Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools
  • Kate Turner, MPH, former DPS District Wellness Coordinator