GFD Programming + Education Team

Adriana Adele

Resident Mindfulness Advisor + Instructor


Mercelyne Latortue

Culinary Community Manager


Stacey Woodson, RD.

Community Nutrition + Garden Consultant



Garden Ambassadors

Shira Stallworth, Jessica Frye, Latonia Bassett, Stacey Woodson, Marsha Brown.

GFD Creative Team

Latania Brown

Resident Art Instructor


Rasaq Lawall

Resident Dance Instructor


V. Keith Ruffin

Resident Music + Culture Instructor


GFD Advisory Board

Margaret Berger Bradley

Vice President, Strategic Initiatives

Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern PA

Dawn Frisby Byers

Senior Director of Content and Engagement

PA Humanities Council

Linda Samost


Sunday Suppers

Greg Calhoun


Friends of Malcolm X Park

Latonia Basset

Community Member


Marsha Brown

Community Member


Dr. Bar Rae Choice

Vice Principal

Global Academies