Island Grown Initiative has welcomed Carla Giles Cuch, Lily Walter and Juliana Germani to its board of directors.
Ms. Cuch is a member of the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) and co-owner of an Aquinnah gift shop that has been in her family for 75 years. Ms. Walter runs Slip Away Farm on Chappaquiddick and is the volunteer co-manager of the West Tisbury Farmers’ Market. Ms. Germani is a native of Brazil who moved to the Vineyard in 2014, and is a Portuguese language teacher at the regional high school and serves as a liaison for Brazilian English Language Learners students.
The new board members will serve from January 2018 to December 2020.