Marguerite Leek

Outreach

Marguerite is a sophomore double majoring in Communications and Global Studies. She was raised in Western North Carolina and her constant exposure to the outdoors from her parents resulted in her affinity for the outdoors and flowers, which led her to join Hope Gardens in the fall of her freshman year. She loves getting to be a part of the community Hope Gardens has built!

Cassidy Hampton

Cassidy Hampton

Development

Cassidy is a sophomore majoring in Economics and the Sustainability Track of Environmental Studies. She considers herself the only Floridian who doesn't like seafood or orange juice. In her free time, she loves to explore and go hiking. She is also a compost nerd and is counting down the days until she gets to see a platypus in real life. She hopes to work with businesses to implement sustainable practices throughout their supply chains. 

Eryn Upton

Development

Eryn is a sophomore and majors in Business and Peace, War, and Defense. She's lived in Florida and Texas and has lived in North Carolina for six years. She loves exploring places to eat, hiking during the summer, and drinking coffee at inopportune times (she cites 3am as being an example of such). She is also involved with A Drink for Tomorrow, which attempts to address water access in local and international communities. 

Chloe Green

Chloe Green

Chloe Green

Chloe is a senior double majoring in Business and Information Science with a minor in Sustainability. During her time with Hope Gardens, she has been Historian, Grant Manager, and Development Director. She works part-time off campus mainly and in her free time, you'll most likely find her reading, looking for new books to read, or discussing books with her reading buddies. She's a huge nerd, so you could also find her watching Star Wars or Lord of the Rings, making and managing personal budget spreadsheets, or generally making life plans.

Sierra Dunne

Garden

Sierra is a sophomore majoring in Communication and Southern Studies with a minor in Social & Economic Justice. Her academic interests include agriculture and food access issues in the American South, but she also loves to grow, make, and eat food in her free time. She's a former chair of Hope Gardens, and is currently a leader at the Jackson Center. The greatest loves of her life are her six cats, who are basically her children.