Ellie holds a B.A. from Hamilton College, where she studied Public Policy and helped spearhead her campus Real Food Challenge campaign and Slow Food chapter. After spending six months working on an apple orchard in upstate New York, Ellie relocated to Washington, DC to explore her interests around healthy food access in urban environments. Since joining DC Greens in 2014, she has worked on the School Garden Market, Fruit and Vegetable Prescription, and Produce Plus programs. Ellie is currently pursuing her Master of Public Health degree with a concentration in Public Health Nutrition at The George Washington University.