About

Staff

Ally DeArman / Marketing Manager

Hometown: 
"The Heart of San Diego North County"
 
Comfort Food: 
Panzanella
 
Past Life Experience: 
Hawking fruits & veggies to the younger-than-Beiber crowd
 
Favorite Food Memory:  
"Thanks for the blood oranges, Miss Ally!"
 
Most likely to:  
Eat your leftovers
 
Height:
Tall

Gail Nipitnorasate / Vendor & Program Manager

Hometown: 
Berkeley
 
"Real" Age: 
1/4 Century + 2 Years
 
Favorite Source of Caffeine: 
Farley's Soy Lattes
 
Personal Best: 
26.2 miles in 4 hours and 1 minute. SF Marathon 2009
 
Mafia Name: 
Fuzzy Appian
 
What is the last thing you ate:
Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie with Sour Cherries and an Iced Chai Tea. Bombdiggity.

Jay Porter / Sponsorship Director

Hometown: 
Born Again Oaklander since 2013
 
Nickname: 
El Take It Easy
 
Secret Identity: 
Crime Fighting Luchador
 
Beverage of Choice:  
Gamay
 
Comfort Food:  
Carnitas
 
Six Word Recipe:
Any 5 words cooked in LARD

Marcy Coburn / Executive Director

Nicknames: 
Swamp, Marcois, Gilbert & Marcel
 
Hometown: 
I'll give you a hint, it smells like money
 
Zodiac Sign: 
Gold Star Sagittarius
 
Cooking Style: 
Can't remember - I'm usually drunk
 
Six Word Recipe:  
Olive Oil, Asparagus, Duck Egg & Parmigiana
 
Vegetable Body Type:
Late summer garden zucchini (the one that has been there all summer)

Michael Higgs / Event Producer

Nickname: 
Higgy Bear
 
Secret Identity: 
Frank Dux
 
Vegetable Body Type: 
Kelp
 
Cooking Style: 
Pan roasted, oven finished
 
Most Expensive Habit: 
Off-road motorcycles
 
Which Alcohol Best Describes You:
Tequila