Darnell Adams, Co-owner of Firebrand Cooperative will be moderating our panel speakers Cassandria Campbell of Fresh Food Generation and Teresa Maynard of Sweet Teez Bakery. Tickets are limited so register here and come join us for a thought-provoking discussion on March 26th!
Darnell Adams, Co-owner of Firebrand Cooperative
Darnell is a consultant for Firebrand Cooperative specializing in project management, brand identity, board and team retreat planning and facilitation for nonprofits, cooperatives and other socially-responsible organizations throughout the U.S. Darnell’s two decades of experience as a director, teacher, mentor and small business owner have allowed her to make a difference in the social, economic and business communities in which she has worked. She is the former Project Manager of the Dorchester Food Co-op and the previous Managing Director of CropCircle Kitchen (now Commonwealth Kitchen).
Cassandria Campbell, Co-Founder of Fresh Food Generation
Cassandria is a Roxbury native and is the co-founder of Fresh Food Generation, dedicated to increasing access to healthy, nutritious, farm-to-table Caribbean, Cuban, and Argentine-influenced dishes to low-income neighborhoods. She became a food justice advocate while working at The Food Project, a nationally recognized model for youth development and sustainable agriculture. In 2011, she received a master’s degree in City Planning from MIT and has since worked in the field of community and economic development. She is proud to be an advocate of housing and women’s rights and serves on the Mayor’s Boston Women’s Commission.
Raised in Codman Square, Teresa is a self-taught home baker with a passion for delicious treats and also a gifted sculptor who has translated her passion for clay into cakes. In early 2016 Teresa left her position at Harvard University to pursue her passion for baking and decorating. Currently working out of Commonwealth Kitchen in Dorchester, Teresa has produced thousands of cakes, cupcakes, brownies and pies for not only individual customers but for wholesale and corporate accounts such as Whole Foods, Capital One and Babson College.