Mark Bowen, Programs Director, Forsyth Farmers’ Market

Mark Bowen was born and raised in Virginia, outside of Washington, D.C. His career has primarily focused on community organizing and education in food and social justice. He has worked in these areas throughout the mid-Atlantic and South for over 20 years. He is a licensed social worker taking a career shift towards mental health with aspirations to intersect mental health with social justice and horticultural therapy. He is interested in nature and leftist politics, as well as playing, experimenting, and exploring humanity and the world that surrounds us.