Meet the Team!

Chante Bonner Cooper (she/her/hers) -

Chante was born and raised in West Baltimore. She is a social worker by nature and profession, as well as a wife and mother to her two children.  Chante loves to clean, garden, write, and party. She lives to serve others and her biggest aspiration in life is to bring about lasting positive change anywhere where she is needed. 


jes godinez (they/them/theirs) -

Just your friendly neighborhood farm novice, jes, is a resident of Bolton Hill (just a hop and a skip from the garden) and became a member of Pop! Farm in good ol' 2020. They spend their time dreaming and scheming about their future community land stewardship project. So holler, from a distance, when you see them, if you wanna scheme together too. 


Courtney C. Hobson (she/her/hers) -

Courtney is a public historian who centers Black women's stories. A Hollins Market resident, she joined Pop! Farm in 2018 . Whenever possible, Courtney loves to cook and bake, play the clarinet, watch true crime documentaries, and making things with clay.


Bill Joyner (he/him/his) -

Bill is a resident of Union Square, and has been involved with Pop! Farm since 2015.  His main roles are helping Pop! Farm build organizational partnerships and managing the Ruth Kirk Fellowship, Pop! Farm's youth employment program.  Bill considers Baltimore home, but he's originally from the suburbs of Washington, D.C.

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Adam Moyer (he/him/his) -

Adam is a Union Square resident and has been gardening at Pop! Farm since 2015. He is one of the beekeepers at the garden, and you can contact him if you would like to donate to the garden or sign up for a plot.


Danielle Paleaz (she/her/hers) -

Danielle is a Hollins Market resident and a gardener at Pop! Farm since 2017. Danielle is passionate about food justice, harm reduction, and urban agriculture. When not gardening, you can find Danielle at the climbing gym, hiking, reading, and dreaming of her future farm.


Ebony Nicholson (she/her/hers) -

Ebony (she/her) is a resident of the Hollins Market originally from Silver Spring, MD. She considers herself a tropical flower who loves sunshine and tending to plants. Prior to officially joining the Pop! Farm team in 2021, Ebony coordinated a few Pop Farm service days and spent many summer mornings enjoying the peace & beauty of our community green space.

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Chigo Oguh (she/her/hers) -

Chigo is a Pigtown resident. She enjoys gardening when it is cool and dewy out. Currently, she looks forward to learning how to care for bees. Find her walking around the neighborhood with her mask on.