Mimi Edelman has been a volunteer with Slow Food USA for nearly 14 years both in chapter leadership and as co-chair of the Northeast New England Ark of Taste committee. Mimi operates I&Me farm on leased land in Westchester County, NY. Stewarding the land with organic and biodynamic practices, the farm partners with chefs invested in a RSA (Restaurant Supported Agriculture) collaboration. From sourcing responsible seed to harvest the chef’s and staff become a vital part of the season experiencing both its rewards and challenges.
Mimi is the founder of the Westchester Growers Alliance a network of regional farms that aspires to strengthen and empower agriculture in the community. She also works in food justice, farm based education, and horticulture therapy.