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Program Manager

Kourtney Wismont

Kourtney Wismont joins Big Muddy Urban Farm as the Program Manager. They have been an untiring leader in the urban farming community for the past seven years and have been in leadership roles in other non-profits. Their main mission is to grow fresh produce in order to gain food sovereignty in North and South Omaha. Having co-founded Free Farm Syndicate in 2016 with a handful of talented peers, they managed to cultivate and produce thousands of pounds of free fresh organic produce for the community every year. Currently, Kourtney is furthering their expertise in plant and pollinator knowledge by finishing their Biology degree at UNO, as they value and want to teach practices of building biodiversity within urban growing landscapes.

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Grants and Finance Administrator

Nate Johnson

Nate Johnson (he/him) joins Big Muddy Urban Farm as its Grants and Finance Administrator. Coming from the field of outdoor education, Nate is passionate about getting people outside and touching dirt. He hopes to use these experiences to help grow Big Muddy’s impact on our community. When not at Big Muddy, Nate is often found working with groups like Elevate Omaha and Inclusive Communities or working on his graduate degrees in urban studies and public administration at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. In his free time, reading, experiencing nature, and spending time with his loved ones. You can see him going for walks around the neighborhood and with Big Muddy at its market stall or farm plots.

Board of Directors

Angelyn Wang Hartsell – President

Dennis Magnuson – Vice President

Dan Lindsay – Treasurer

Kayla Meyer – Secretary

Chip Nelsen


Please email board@bigmuddyurbanfarm.org with any questions, comments, or thoughts for the Big Muddy Urban Farm board.