Everyone’s Harvest – Staff


Michelle Clark, Assistant Office & Program Manager

Michelle lives in Monterey with her husband and 2 children. She grew up in southern California and has also lived in the Midwest and Desert Southwest. She is a graduate of Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business where she Studied Marketing. Michelle is deeply involved in her children’s non-profit parent teacher organization where she served as the president and now the treasurer. During her free time, she can be seen with her family outdoors hiking and exploring. She also enjoys cooking and discovering new local restaurants and markets. She deeply values youth education and nutrition and takes pride in working for an organization that holds such standards.

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Stephen Melendrez, Market Program Manager
Stephen Melendrez, Market Program Manager

Born and raised in Monterey County, Stephen is a graduate of Film and Digital Media studies from the University of California, Santa Cruz. He has been involved with many non-profit organizations in Monterey County and enjoys helping the community in any way possible. In his free time, he enjoys being active, exploring nearby state parks and hiking trails, as well as exploring and tasting local cuisine and coffee/tea shops. 

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Samantha Tuttle, Assistant Market Program Manager

Samantha Tuttle is a lifelong Salinas resident and a graduate of the Community Studies program at UC Santa Cruz, where she studied food justice in a local context. She is passionate about creating positive change in her community and stays busy with organizing efforts and advocacy work. In her down time, she can usually be found rollerskating, riding horses, or baking.

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Lesly Morales, Assistant Market Program Manager

 Lesly Morales was raised in Los Angeles, CA, and will be graduating from California State University, Monterey Bay with a degree in Communications in the summer of 2021. She has worked in various non-profit organizations in the Monterey Peninsula during her time here and is very passionate about serving the community. During her free time, she enjoys plant shopping, walking at the beach, and painting with watercolors.

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