Sharon Siehl joined Seattle Tilth (now Tilth Alliance) in July 2013, after completing her Master’s in Public Policy and Administration from Northwestern University. She is a Program Director working with Youth Education, and has held several leadership roles around Garden and Adult Education. She co-facilitates the School Learning Garden Network with Seattle Public Schools and is co-leader in the Washington Farm to School Network. Sharon is an informal outdoor educator working with children, students, teachers, parents and community members in school gardens and outdoor spaces in Columbus, OH, Houston, TX and Seattle for 14 years. She is passionate about creating a just food system through food policy and community work, and is a co-founder of the Houston Food Policy Workgroup. She, her husband, and two sons enjoy planting, eating, traveling, reading and local adventures.