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Emma Hutchens

Emma Hutchens

NC10% Campaign; Go Local Card Coordinator, Asheville Grown

Emma is an organizer and educator with the NC 10% Campaign, mentoring students, supporting farmers, increasing access to local foods, improving university food purchasing and shifting money back into local economies. She serves on the steering committee of the Asheville Grown Business Alliance and works as an event coordinator and organizer of the Go Local Card. She also works with community radio station, Asheville FM as a DJ, serves as the Director of the News and Community Affairs department and produces the AFM News Hour.  Emma graduated with a self-designed degree from UNC Asheville in Social Change, Environmental Policy and Community Health. She is dedicated to organizing for social justice and racial equity throughout all of her work and tries (with relative success) to maintain a sense of humor.