A new generation, for a better world.
Learn a bit about the people that keep our operation running!
Cody (CJ) Algeri
Contributor, blog writer, program organizer
Born and raised in Northeast Ohio. Cody has always had a passion for the natural world, and has dedicated his life to conservation and environmental activism.
With well over a decade of experience in the food and agriculture industries, Cody has developed a particular interest in sustainable agriculture methods and sustainable consumption. Servsafe Certified
Lauren (Ren) Kusa
Contributor, program organizer
Also born and raised in Northeast Ohio. Growing up, Ren took part in many various extracurricular programs and activities. As a participant of the Youth Outdoors Program, she developed a passion for environmentalism.
Ren has close to a decade worth of experience in youth safety and education from her time working and volunteering for the Cleveland Recreation Centers.
She currently holds certifications in lifeguarding, CPR, first aid, blood-born pathogens, and AED. She is also currently training as a veterinary technician.
Angeline (Angie) Renner
Contributor, program organizer, community networking
Born an raised in Northeast Ohio, Angeline has dedicated herself to enacting social change and community justice.
Initially driven by childhood anxiety about the state of the climate, she has restlessly worked towards a better future for our children.
Originating with direct practice with seniors, Angeline has shifted into community practice, and is currently working on obtaining her Masters Degree in Social Applied Sciences. Holds Ohio Bank Benefit certifification and Safezone Certification
Geraldine (Geri) Algeri
Social Media Contributor
Born and raised in the Cuyahoga Valley area, and a mother to three grown children, Geri has developed a deep understanding of nature and life throughout her lifetime and experiences.
As a retired RN, holder of an honorary Doctorate in the Philosophy of Theology, non-denominational minister, published writer and poet, Geri has acquired a diverse portfolio of experience.