MEM Alumni

Cassidy Tawse-Garcia is the Southwest Organizer for the National Young Farmers Coalition (NYFC). She is based in Gunnison, but travels quite a bit, as she covers New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado and  the greater West. Her job is to elevate the voice of young and beginning farmers in the statehouse and in DC. She does this through engaging with existing chapters, cultivating new ones, and offering  workshops and trainings on land access, water conservation, land affordability and equity.

Chelsah Sigurdson's Sol Invisctus Solar is focused on helping Central Albertan's take advantage of solar easily, more affordable and being in touch with leading solar technologies. They serve both rural and urban clients in identifying energy use challenges and developing a solar strategy to fulfill client's needs.  

Tyler Grime's Nduru Sustainable Development Program is working to fund the construction of a dormitory for The New Creations Children's Home in the Nduru village in Busia County, Western Province, Kenya. The secondary goal is to fund the capital for the expansion of Eco2librium's Stoves for Life to Nduru.  This video by MyClimate further explains Stoves for Life.  The partnership between New Creations Ministries and Eco2librium will provide long-term financial stability for the Children's Home along with job opportunities and business training for the Nduru community.