Mimi Enright was born & raised in the Bay Area and spent many happy days as a child exploring the Santa Cruz Mountains. She worked in the technology industry for 17 years before moving to Sonoma County in 2000 to pursue her passion as a garden designer. She completed the training to become a University of California Master Gardener in 2011 due to her interest in educational outreach on sustainable landscaping. Mimi completed a Sustainable MBA with a concentration in Food Systems in 2014. She has been with the University of California Cooperative Extension, Sonoma County since 2013 in a dual role as the UC Master Gardener Program of Sonoma County Program Coordinator and Program Manager focusing on community based food systems with a particular focus on emergency food response and food recovery.