Director of Community and Nutrition
Flora comes to the Butter Beans team with a background in sustainable development, and a great passion for nutrition and wellness education. She grew up spending summers in Italy and the East End of Long Island where she learned first hand where food comes from, how to cook it simply to bring out its natural flavors, and the value of sharing family meals. Flora is a founding employee of Butter Beans, starting her career here in 2008. She holds her BA in Environmental Studies and Community & International Development from the University of Vermont, is a Certified Nutritionist Consultant through the Natural Healing Institute, and has received her Plant Based Nutrition Certification from the T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies at Cornell University.