Community Engagement Manager
Melissa Mundt has over 10 years experience with desert gardening, teaching, composting and seed saving. She worked for many years with the Farm and Garden Program of the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona and recently started a landscape company, Garden PlaySpace, that focuses on kid-friendly gardens and nature play areas. She is a certified Permaculture Designer, certified Smartscape Sustainable Landscape Professional and has training in rainwater harvesting, seed saving, organic food production, backyard chickens and environmental education. She loves home gardening with her 2 young kids, hiking, watercolor painting and power tools.