Staff and Board

 

Staff

Dimka Braswell
Lead Farmer

Dimka is a certified Pennsylvania Grower Producer who co-owns and serves as the Administrative Director for an integrated hydroponic farm that she co-founded with her husband.  A member of the USDA Urban Ag Advisory Committee, she's an innovator who loves farming in Philly.
 
Tiana Williams
Assistant Farmer
After the pandemic disrupted her studies at Penn State Tiana returned to farming full time, at Mill Creek, to plant the seeds of her dreams. "The work I do should help people and be grounded in environmentalism and community work, collaborating with positive, open-minded people. I like being able to connect with people on an individual basis and building close relationships. Ultimately, I want to create accessible spaces for health & wellness and enhance inclusivity & representation in green spaces."
 
Lavinia Soliman (They/She)
Community Education Coordinator

Lavinia is a medicinal farmer, social worker, and yoga teacher who is passionate about eco-justice, food apartheid, education, and accessibility. “In my personal journey, farming created space for healing where 'Western' medicine could not. I truly believe sustainable land stewardship is undeniably linked to communal wellness, health, and freedom.” A la liberación comunitaria y descolonizando nuestra tierra, nuestra comida, nuestro cuerpo y nuestra mente!
 
Martha Griffin
Farm Administrator
A community organizer and realtor, Martha brings 20+ years of professional problem-solving experience and skill to our team. She keeps us organized and leads our fundraising efforts.   

 

Board of Directors

Lynetta Funchess

Pamela Haines

Soad Mana

Alkebu-Lan Marcus

Shane Mayo

Shania Morris

Patrick Rushing

Charles Young

Eloise Young

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

Upcoming Events

Mill Creek Farm is an educational urban farm located in West Philadelphia that is dedicated to improving local access to fresh produce, building a healthy community and environment, and promoting a just and sustainable food system.

All charitable donations are tax-deductible. The Mill Creek Farm is a program of A Little Taste of Everything, a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.