Elyse Folkman

“Those who have the privilege to know have the duty to act” – Albert Einstein

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Elyse joined Northstar after graduating from the University of Michigan, where she studied many global and environmental issues. During college, she volunteered at a non-profit that rescues surplus produce from farms to donate to food banks. Her background has inspired her to work towards a more sustainable future, specifically through sustainable food systems.

EDUCATION: B.A. International Studies, Minor in Spanish, Minor in Environment, University of Michigan

ELYSE AFTER WORK: In her free time, Elyse enjoys running, hiking, spending time with friends, family, and her dog Luna, and going to her local farmers’ market.