kaitlin bio

Kaitlin Downs

Membership and Individual Giving Manager

Kaitlin is a food, gardening, and nature enthusiast. Having grown up around the hospitality industry, she has a deep passion for serving others, sharing delicious food, and for keeping things well-organized and operating efficiently. With over ten years of experience in the realms of agriculture and nonprofit work, she’s thrilled to lend her experience and skills to the exciting work at Kiss the Ground! She will be supporting our development team as our Membership and Individual Giving Manager. In her free time, Kaitlin enjoys long hikes with her dog, cooking, and swimming in the many lakes of Wisconsin. Prior to Kiss the Ground, Kaitlin has held roles with American Farmland Trust and the Biodynamic Association.