Our People


Jamie Stark
Co-founder, Executive Director

Kevin Madrigal
Co-founder, Culinary Director

Melody Lan
Operations & Partnerships Director

Asha Kimball
Garden Director

Ash Ngu
Web Editor

Team Members


Many thanks to

Jay Beltran

Lucas Oliver Oswald

Vicar Stu Richardson
Executive Director of Bountiful Churchyards


Join The Team

We’re launching our second city team, Farming Hope San José, this Thanksgiving. Apply to join as a part-time city co-director. Application details here.

Please share this job posting with anyone interested and qualified.

Our Partners

We have the great pleasure of working with the following community organizations to end homelessness in our community.

Non-profit Fiscal Agent
Bountiful Churchyards

Gardens and Farms
TNDC’s Tenderloin People’s Garden
University of San Francisco Community Garden
Stanford Educational Farm
Immanuel Evangelical Lutheran Church, San Jose
Immanuel Lutheran Church, Saratoga

Homeless Service Providers
Downtown Streets Team
Night Outreach, Stanford student group

More Partners
Almost Eden Garden

World Centric, Petaluma
Camp Chef, Cache Valley, UT
Stanford Design School FEED Collaborative

Interested in sponsoring a pop-up dinner or garden build day?
Email team@farminghope.org