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Melissa Quercia, Distribution & Events Supervisor

Melissa has a background in operations management, herbal medicine, gardening, and farming. She is passionate about exploring the astounding ecosystems of the desert southwest and delights in interacting with plants in all ways. 

Melissa attended the Forager's Path School of Botanical Medicine, interned at The Herb Pharm, and apprenticed with Phyllis Hogan at Winter Sun Trading Co. in Flagstaff, AZ for 8.5 years. She holds a BS in Psychology and a BA in Women and Gender Studies from Northern Arizona University.

She is excited to be working for Native Seeds/SEARCH helping to efficiently distribute products, and engage with the community through events that help spread the message of seed conservation!