Brian Desmet

Brian Desmet currently manages the Double Up Food Bucks program for Missouri farmers markets and grocery stores through the Fair Food Network, bringing greater access to fresh, local produce to users of the SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program). He previously managed the Schlafly & Tower Grove Farmers Markets and served as garden manager for Schlafly’s on-site farm. He provided insight for more producer-friendly farmers market regulations for St. Louis County. In 2011, he grew a mobile truck farm in the bed of a pick-up truck, which he used to demonstrate creative possibilities for urban food production.