Staff

Everyone’s Harvest – Staff
Crystal Andon, Interim Executive Director

 Crystal grew up in Marina and graduated from San Jose State University with a Bachelors of Science in Public Health, Minor in Business. She worked with Everyone’s Harvest in 2016 assisting with our programming and coordinating our volunteers, and in the time since she has gone on to run the Relay For Life Cancer Fundraiser. Crystal’s going to be guiding the organization through our annual launch of summer farmers’ markets and nutrition programs. In her free time she enjoys traveling, hanging out at the beach and trying new food.

  Crystal at everyonesharvest.org

 

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. 

Stephen at everyonesharvest.org

Reid Norris, Executive Director
Reid Norris, Executive Director

Reid came to Everyone’s Harvest with a background in organic farming, education, and hospitality. He was a co-founder of Decca in Louisville, Kentucky, a restaurant with a commitment to locally-farmed and small-production ingredients. He has a Master’s in Fine Art and previously taught in the Art Department at Gavilan and Hartnell Colleges. Reid is a graduate of the Farmer Education Program (PEPA) at ALBA, a partner of Everyone’s Harvest. He and his wife grow olives in Carmel Valley. 

Reid at everyonesharvest.org

 

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.

 Samantha at everyonesharvest.org

 

 Alyssa Huante, Assistant Office and Program Manager

  Alyssa grew up nearby in Hollister and has a degree in Ecology from the University of California, Irvine. She is passionate about making a positive impact on her local community and the environment. She has worked in nonprofit administration, community outreach, and education for the past ten years. In her free time, Alyssa enjoys exploring new places, hiking and camping, and hanging out at the beach with her family.

 Alyssa at everyonesharvest.org  

 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.

  Lesly at everyonesharvest.org