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Staff

Angelina Harrison
Executive Director

angelina@marketumbrella.org

Angelina HarrisonAngelina Harrison is originally from a small family dairy farm in Wisconsin. She grew up helping her mom can and preserve from the bounty of a kitchen garden and none of her food came out of a box. After graduating with honors from UC Berkeley with a B.S. in environmental science and policy, she worked in local government in the Bay Area on various climate action plan implementation projects. She’s been in New Orleans since 2011, where a search for a local CSA brought her into food systems work, where she has found her calling, helping to make sustainable food choices easy for consumers to make. Angelina has worked to support small-scale, sustainable agriculture, and the producers that comprise it in various facets, and continues to do so as the new Interim Executive Director of Market Umbrella, leading an organization that supports thriving farmers markets, numerous local and statewide nutrition incentive programs, and vendor and food systems support work. She has endless respect for the folks who can coax tomatoes out of this SE LA climate, and works to pull back the veil on the hidden humanitarian, environmental, economic and health costs of conventional food production and delivery, and illuminate the incredible, impossible and essential work that small growers are doing for our state, region, economy, climate and food system. She lives with her husband and their brood of chicks, enjoys eating food that other people make, cooking with produce their family grows, and is driven by a tenacious (some say stubborn) optimism for what is possible.


Kasey Davis
Director of Healthy Food Access Programs

kasey@marketumbrella.org
(she/her)

Kasey DavisKasey Davis is a passionate public health professional originally from Houston, Texas.She holds a B.S. in Health Sciences: Community Health from Stephen F. Austin State University. In 2014, she moved to New Orleans to continue her studies in Community Health and Program Management at Tulane University School of Public Health. After Completing her Master's, she began her career with the American Diabetes Association where she implemented a number of health education programs to various populations across the state. Through that work, inequities around food continue to be a challenge. She is currently working toward a second Bachelors in Food and Nutrition from the University of Alabama. If nothing else, she is committed to being a resource for the community because you “do the best you can until you know better. Then when you know better, do better.”- Maya Angelou. In Kasey’s free time, she enjoys everything about New Orleans, spending time with her friends and family, traveling, and eating tacos.


Chelsea Triche
Greaux the Good Program Director

chelsea@marketumbrella.org

(she/her)

Chelsea TricheChelsea Triche was born in New Orleans and lived there until Hurricane Katrina. She then relocated just north of Baton Rouge. Chelsea likes to think of herself as a city girl with a farmer’s heart. She has a passion for working with people and helping them build capacity. She graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Sciences with a concentration in Animal Science from Southern University and Agricultural & Mechanical College. Then in 2021 she became a two-time alumna after receiving her Master’s in Biology. Chelsea is an experienced produce safety and food safety trainer. She holds multiple certifications from organizations like the Association of Food and Drug Officials and the National Restaurant Association. Her professional experience includes program coordinator for two federally funded projects, food analysis laboratory manager, and programs manager. She has also been able to collaborate on statewide and national projects. Chelsea is excited to embark on this new opportunity with Market Umbrella while continuing to work with the same community of people that she has for the past 3 ½ years. It is the icing on the cake to work for a company back home. Chelsea loves being a daughter, sister, mom, and wife. When she gets free time she loves to relax during a good thunderstorm, watch sci-fi or post-apocalyptic movies/shows, or find a new animal to add to the family.


Stacy Hall
Director of Markets and Vendor Support

stacy@marketumbrella.org
(she/her)

Staff Headshot, Stacy Born on Bayou Terrebonne and reared in southern Mississippi, Stacy has a serious passion for food and its key pathway to connectedness. It took moving to NYC to work in fashion and stumbling upon the Greenmarket brimming with new-to-her fruits, vegetables and herbs to connect Stacy back to her ancestral rural farming roots she had long tried to escape. While in New York City, Stacy’s work in kitchens led by Michelin-starred chefs, Dan Barber and Eric Ripert, further shaped her views on food waste, locality, and honoring our growers. Stacy has five seasons of regenerative sustainable farming work under her belt with a focus on rotationally grazed livestock and is also trained as a butcher and charcutier. She has consulted on numerous culinary projects and opened multiple restaurants and specialty grocery stores in the Northeast and down South. Stacy holds BS degrees in Marketing and Fashion Merchandising and Design from University of Southern Mississippi. A champion of connecting local resources and opportunities to build a thriving community, Stacy is excited to reconnect with her roots, nourish people and share her enthusiasm for eating well.

When not advocating for equitable and just food systems, you can find Stacy antiquing at flea markets and estate sales, playing in the woods, working on fiber arts projects, porch sitting with pals, or puttering in her home kitchen and garden. She hopes to see you at the market!


Keandra Ratcliff
Director of Finance and Operations

keandra@marketumbrella.org
(she/her)

Staff Headshot, Keandra Keandra Ratcliff is a devoted accounting professional born and raised in the New Orleans Metro Area. She graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting. Keandra joined Market Umbrella as Director of Finance in late May of 2024. She’s spent most of her career working with local nonprofit agencies and governmental entities who have helped and advocated for underserved communities of children, neighborhoods and people with disabilities. When not crunching numbers, you can find her in the kitchen, concocting savory dishes with fresh market finds alongside her greatest sous chef - her son. Merging her passion for numbers with a love for culinary delights was a perfect match. Beyond financial strategies and culinary adventures, she cherishes time with family, friends and her sisterhood. Whether it's unwinding on her front porch with a cool beverage or catching an impromptu concert or local band she finds joy in life's simple pleasures and the moments that bring us together. In every aspect of life she strives to cultivate connections that nourish the spirit, just as our farmers markets do for our community.


Katie Weaver
Greaux the Good Program Manager

katie@marketumbrella.org

(she/her)

Katie WeaverKatie is originally from a small town in central Pennsylvania and her early years were filled with watching her family can vegetables and make ample amounts of sauerkraut and apple butter. She grew up in the heart of Falcons territory and after graduating with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Georgia State University, she found a love for southern hospitality. She has spent over ten years expanding her knowledge and passion for educating and helping others as well as data collection and analysis within the hospitality field. Since COVID, Katie has further developed a love for sustainability and enhanced access to local foods, and even became a ‘crazy plant lady’ in the process. New to New Orleans in 2021, Katie jumped feet-first into learning how local farmers and businesses can better support their communities in her time working with the Abita Springs Art & Farmers Market. She is excited to join the Market Umbrella Team! In her free time, Katie enjoys visiting local coffee, ice cream, and plant shops; spending time with her friends and family; and playing (or lounging around) with her Great Dane Aria, English Mastiff Jackson, and long-haired cat Moe-Moe.


Francesca Jones
Market Manager

francesca@marketumbrella.org

(she/her)

Francesca JonesA passionate local food systems advocate, Francesca is excited to serve as the Market Manager for the Crescent City Farmers Markets. Having graduated from Muhlenberg College in Pennsylvania with a B.A. in both Sustainability Studies and Psychology, she believes her degrees well encompass her two greatest passions - people and the environment! From her very first job working on a small New Jersey family farm to researching and organizing food waste and redistribution efforts in Allentown, Pennsylvania, her work and studies have continuously informed the importance of local food systems as a crucial vector of systemic sustainability. In her free time, Francesca enjoys trying out new recipes for potlucks with friends, basking in the beauty of Audubon Park with a book or sudoku puzzle, and exploring New Orleans. She is overjoyed to call this city home and is excited to support and be a part of the Crescent City Farmers Market community.


Shandra Stephens
Business Coordinator 

shandra@marketumbrella.org

(she/her)

Shandra StephensShandra Stephens is a New Orleans native who returned to the city in 2015 following Hurricane Katrina. She embodies the ideal customer service representative. She has over 18 years of customer service and business administration expertise. She has a keen eye for visual presentation and takes pride in establishing a customer-focused environment. She attended Southeastern Louisiana University and Delgado Community College to pursue her degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant. Her professional path shifted after her first child in 2022 and now she is excited for what the future holds.


Reagan Laque
Senior Market Coordinator

reagan@marketumbrella.org

(she/her)

Reagan Laque A Louisiana native, Reagan is passionate about serving her community and has a particular interest in urban sustainability, food access, and advancing health equity. Reagan graduated from Tulane University in 2022 and holds a Bachelor of Science in Public Health and Anthropology. Having a genuine interest in and love for people, she hopes to utilize her degree for the betterment of her community. Reagan grew up in both Terrebonne and St. Charles Parish where she spent much of her time in the garden. She experimented with vermicomposting, cover-cropping, and utilizing natural pesticides, and after growing fruits and vegetables organically, she absolutely fell in love with the process. During her undergraduate study, she had the privilege of interning with Sprout Nola where her passion for affecting the local food system and working with local farmers and agriculturalists grew. In her free time, Reagan enjoys trying new recipes, roller-skating around Audubon, adopting plants, and DJing at her college radio station.


Brie Quinlan
Market Coordinator

brie@marketumbrella.org

(she/her)

Brie Quinlan Brie graduated from the University of Vermont with a B.S. in Community and International Development. She moved to Arnaudvile, LA in 2019 to help on a small-scale organic farm that sold at the Lafayette Farmers and Artisans Market. Immediately smitten by the food, the climate, and the people in Louisiana, she felt at home. Following Hurricane Laura, Brie worked disaster relief logistics and planning in the AmeriCorps FEMA program. In 2021, she settled permanently in New Orleans and worked in communications and donor management with local nonprofits like lowernine.org and Jericho Road. Brie also volunteers regularly with the Louisiana Red Cross as an Information and Planning Team Supervisor, she proudly drives the emergency vehicle for the parade first aid stations. She is excited to join Market Umbrella to help connect people with resources for health and happiness and to share the stories of the market. In her spare time, she likes to cook in her galley aboard the sailboat she and her partner live in on Lake Pontchartrain.


Jasmond “Jas” Tucker
Healthy Food Access Program Manager

jasmond@marketumbrella.org

(he/him)

Jasmond "Jas" Tucker Jasmond “Jas” Tucker is from St. Francisville, Louisiana and works as the Healthy Food Access Program Manager at Market Umbrella. Jasmond previously served as the health equity specialist and program manager at the city of New Orleans Health Department. He was deeply involved in community health program management, community health assessment data analysis, and emergency preparedness planning. He has been responsible for developing external partnerships and contributing to health education and resources, healthy food access in minority and disparaged communities, and health communication initiatives. Prior to his time at the Health Department, Jasmond worked as a lead community health worker at Absolute Care in New Orleans and has worked within several nonprofits in New Orleans in the role of program coordinator. Jasmond’s dedication and academic excellence are reflected in the honors and awards he has received, including being a Horatio Alger Scholar and a member of honor societies like Beta Kappa Chi Research Honor Society, Tri-Beta Biological Honor Society and the National Institute of Science Honor Society. He holds several certifications and licenses, including Louisiana HIV/STI Counseling and Testing Certification, 3MV (Many Men Many Voices) Facilitation Training Certification, Community Health Worker Core Competency Training Certification, Mental Health First Aid Certification for both adults and youth, Louisiana Boaters Education Certification, and a Chauffeur's License (Class D). Jasmond is a doctoral candidate at Samford University. He earned his Master of Public Health from Xavier University of LA, with a concentration in health equity. His academic journey also includes a bachelor’s degree in biology from Southern University & Agricultural and Mechanical college.


Maxwell Cohen
Communications Specialist

maxwell@marketumbrella.org

(they/them, he/him)

Maxwell CohenMaxwell is a New Jersey native who has lived in St. Louis and Chicago before making the great southern migration at the beginning of the pandemic. Their love for year round sun and massive potholes brought them to New Orleans, where they’ve had the pleasure of working in coffee shops and pottery studios before joining Market Umbrella as the new Communications Specialist. Maxwell has a Marketing degree from Washington University in St. Louis where he began working as a graphic designer and bartender. With most of their experience in graphic design, this is an exciting pivot to a more holistic marketing role. Maxwell is passionate about community building and is excited to be joining a mission driven organization like MU. When not working, you can find Maxwell sitting at home with their cat, frolicking around with friends, or hosting their monthly queer variety show. Oh yeah, she’s a drag queen! Feel free to reach out for all things marketing and communications. You may see them out at the market snapping pics, creating content, or simply just eating donuts. 


Tiffany Ospina
Program Coordinator

tiffany@marketumbrella.org

(she/her)

Maxwell CohenAs a native New Orleanian, Tiffany learned gardening from her family’s indigenous roots in Louisiana. This experience deepened her connection to the Earth and fueled her enthusiasm for growing food, promoting food accessibility, and nutrition education. Having received a Bachelor's degree in Biological Health Sciences with a minor in African & Black Diaspora studies from DePaul University, Tiffany uses her tenacity and insight for assisting underserved and overlooked communities in her home city. Having had the opportunity to serve as a STEM educator for 5+ years, Tiffany continues to expand her path outside of the classroom to create an inclusive and receptive learning environment with many diverse communities. Tiffany is currently pursuing her Master Gardener Certification with LSU Agricultural Center and regularly volunteers with Recirculating Farms with the goal of enlightening local communities on sustainable food practices. In her free time, Tiffany enjoys sewing and making rugs by hand, tending to her backyard garden, and taking long walks in nature.


About Us

Market UmbrellaMarket Umbrella is an independent nonprofit 501(c)(3), based in New Orleans, whose mission is to cultivate the power of farmers markets to drive economic and community health in the region. Market Umbrella has operated the Crescent City Farmers Markets (CCFM) since 1995.

Crescent City Farmers MarketThe Crescent City Farmers Market operates weekly year-round throughout New Orleans. The CCFM hosts 70+ local small farmers, fishers, and food producers, and more than 150,000 shoppers annually.