Brooke G. Redmond, FBEA Director of Communications & Development
Brooke Redmond, the FBEA Founding Executive Director, now consults to the project as the Director of Communications and Development. She is also the founder of Radish Road, a consulting business that works with farm-based education programs to advance sustainable food systems, land conservation, citizenship, and community health.
In May 2004, Brooke received a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies from Lesley University in Cambridge, MA. Her academic training was in educational program development, and her thesis, A Return to the Farm: Educational Theory and Program Development in Alternative Learning Environments, involved the development of a farm -based education program using a 1,000 acre historic working farm in Massachusetts as a model. While a graduate student, she was successively the associate director of marketing and educational services at an educational website and the director of special projects at a food issues think tank in Boston.
Before perusing her graduate degree, Brooke worked at ABC News in New York City as an editorial producer in the breaking news division and as an associate producer in the documentary division. Prior to that she worked at Lifetime Television as a producer and coordinator of public affairs programming and outreach campaigns.
Currently, Brooke’s other work includes her role as a member of Battle Road Farms' Board of Directors in Concord, MA and an advisor to the Community Farm of Simsbury in CT. She is the co-chair of the 2011 Ethel Walker School Environmental Symposium and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Ethel Walker School in Simsbury, CT where she co-chairs the Centennial Steering Committee. Brooke is on the Advisory Board of the Trustees of Reservations and also sits on the Communications and Kids Eat Smart Committees of Food for Thought: The Good Food Network of Concord & Carlisle, MA.
Brooke graduated from Skidmore College in 1994 with a B.A. in English. Brooke lives in Concord, MA with her husband and two children.