Tristan joined America’s Grow-a-Row as Senior Director of Programming and Operations in February 2020. His responsibilities include overseeing the development of education programs, including on- and off-the-field education and Grow-a-Row Kids Farm Days, and overseeing our Free Farm Market program. In addition, Tristan oversees the Volunteer program as well the distribution of produce to area food banks and other local hunger relief organizations.
Tristan earned his Bachelor of Arts in Communication at the University of New Hampshire, where he also gained his appreciation for the outdoors. Prior to joining America’s Grow-a-Row, Tristan spent over 10 years at a New Jersey food bank where he served as Director of Food Sourcing and Distribution. Before that, he worked in various managerial roles in the for-profit industry, including in sales, inside sales, and marketing. In his free time, Tristan enjoys playing volleyball, hiking, jogging, biking, fishing, and reading. He and his wife Karla are avid animal lovers and enjoy spending time with their three cats Sienna, Murphy, and Milo.