Bernadine Prince

Prince discussed VOICES OF TRANSITION, moderated a panel discussion following PLANEAT, and discussed IN ORGANIC WE TRUST.

Bernadine (Bernie) Prince is Co-Founder, Co-Director and Treasurer/Secretary of the FRESHFARM Markets, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization, dedicated to educating the public about food and farming issues, providing vital economic opportunities for farmers, and celebrating the Chesapeake Bay watershed region’s agricultural heritage and bounty. Since 2009, FRESHFARM Markets operates eight producer-only farmers’ markets, including four in the District of Columbia (Dupont Circle, Foggy Bottom, H St, NE and Penn Quarter) and four in Maryland (Annapolis, Harbor East-Baltimore, St. Michaels and Silver Spring). Prince has also  directed a local foods and gardening program (FoodPrints) at Watkins Elementary School (Ward 6) in Washington, D.C. Bernadine Prince is a graduate of Ohio University where in the 1970’s she organized a food cooperative that purchased directly from local farmers, a bakery and dairy. She spent two years doing graduate work in anthropology at Penn State University, spent a summer doing fieldwork at Monticello near Charlottesville, VA and directed field archaeology projects in Virginia.