Jess joined America’s Grow-a-Row in April 2020 as a Programming and Administrative Assistant. Prior to joining the America’s Grow-a-Row staff, she worked at Valley Crest Farm and Preserve, where she was the office manager, ran the CSA, and frequently assisted the farmers. Jess has also been a teacher at a local preschool since 2013. She graduated from Raritan Valley Community College in 2019 with an Associate’s degree in Liberal Arts and from Rutgers University in 2022 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Policy, Institutions, and Behavior. In her free time, Jess enjoys hiking, taking her dogs for walks, and reading.