April Prusia, President: Environmental scientist and heritage breed hog farmer in Green County, dedicated to connecting consumers to farmers, and farmers to the land and water they steward.
Sarah Boyd, Secretary: Trained chef and former owner of Vert Café in Verona, with years of experience on Epic’s innovative culinary team, now training as a butcher and eager to find new ways to feed the people of her community.
Jill Gaskell, Treasurer: Jill is a retired chemist and union steward. She lives on a small farm near Blanchardville with her husband where they have a large garden and raise bees, chickens, and sometimes a couple of hogs.
Ellen Geisler, Director: Ellen and her husband own and operate a 180-acre sheep ranch in Mineral Point, Wisconsin. Her work experience includes community development and forest policy research in Wisconsin and abroad.
Heather Oppor, Director: Experienced marketing expert, chef and creative butcher, currently training to become a Master Meatcrafter to bring the best that meat has to offer to Meatsmith members and he people of Wisconsin.
Morgan Sisson, Director: A farm and business manager for Larryville Gardens in Burlington, WI that focuses on sustainability and increased food access. A graduate of Madison College's Artisanal Modern Meat Butchery program.
Reach out to us with any comments or questions at info@MeatsmithCoop.com. We really want to hear from all of you and learn more about how we can make the cooperative an organization you can be proud to support!