Carla is the No More Empty Pots Procurement Coordinator. She grew up in Lexington, Kentucky, and graduated from Capital University with a B.A. in Public Relations. Organic farming has always been a Carla’s passion. As her 3 daughters got older, she began taking regenerative agriculture classes at Metropolitan Community College, where she earned certificates in Small Market Farming and Plant Propagation & Pathology. She interned at NMEP and is now procuring local foods for the Food Distribution programming. She enjoys making strong connections between local farms and residents and creating a more sustainable food network across Nebraska and Iowa. In her free time, Carla enjoys visiting her daughters, playing with her dogs, and anything food or fitness related.