Head Farmer & Project Manager, RIF Urban Farm Recovery Project

Matt Jefferson is an Indianapolis native and stubborn Pacers fan. After receiving his Masters in Public Health in 2007, he spent two years volunteering with the Peace Corps in Botswana working with an HIV/AIDS awareness project and empowering village youth through agricultural training. He continues that work through the Refugee Immigrant Fund’s Urban Farm Recovery Project at Brooklyn Grange. Matt remains the only member of the farm team fast enough to catch a Speckled Sussex hen.