Ashley Patterson

Executive Director

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801.359.2658 x15

As Executive Director, Ashley leads the organization in its commitment to promoting youth and community gardening and education. Ashley has more than twenty years of entrepreneurial, management, and leadership experience in the nonprofit, higher education, and small business sectors. Ashley has been involved with Wasatch Community Gardens for more than a decade, serving as the organization’s Board Chair from 2005-2008. Before joining the staff as Executive Director in 2012, Ashley was responsible for communicating sustainability initiatives and mentoring students to complete sustainability oriented projects at the University of Utah. She serves on Salt Lake City's Food Policy Task Force, is a board member of the Salt Lake County Farm Bureau, and is a member of the Agriculture Advisory Board for the Utah Department of Agriculture and Food.