Nick Stavely, Director of Incentive Programs
Nick leads food access programming across the FRESHFARM network of farmers markets and partners, leveraging regional partnerships, collective action, and data to improve the local food system. With more than seven years of experience working with local farmers and food producers, social service organizations, and government partners, Nick has created and implemented program strategies to increase food access points for SNAP shoppers across the region, grow direct-to-consumer agricultural sales, and bolster organizational program impact. Nick previously oversaw the day-to-day implementation of 15 farmers markets and staff for Community Foodworks. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of Maryland, College Park. Favorite market product: sourdough

Danyelle Antone, Food Access Community Engagement Manager
Danyelle is new to the DMV from Boston, Massachusetts. It has been a dream of hers since undergrad to live in DC and she is thrilled to be here! Danyelle is passionate about and inspired by the relationship between plants and people. She has a background in psychology and has worked for various nonprofits within the education sector. In 2020 she attended culinary school and loves plant-based cooking and baking! Some of Danyelle’s favorite things are tacos, kayaking, books about herbs, and naps. Favorite market product: local raw honey

Amanda Scarangella, Food Access Program Manager
As Food Access Program Manager, Amanda’s role is to implement local food access solutions in Washington, DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia. To achieve this goal, Amanda leads the implementation, management, and evaluation of regional incentive programs in addition to overseeing the incentives programs’ Coalition. Amanda started learning to cook even as she was still learning to walk, albeit in a cardboard kitchen. With a longstanding passion for equitable food access, Amanda found her way to FRESHFARM where she engages with local farmers, vendors, and community members to improve access to nutrition incentives programs and healthy, culturally-significant foods, and to bolster the local food economy. Favorite market product: baked goods and garlic