Iris Frerridge, Kitchen Coordinator, first came to Circle Pines in the spring of 2015 after finding a flyer for CPC at the East Lansing Food Co-op. Iris fell in love with the people on her first visit. Iris and her family live in Haslett, MI, near Lansing. She runs the CPC kitchen as a volunteer for most of our events. Iris is a skilled chef and has a background in both nursing and police work. She enjoys running, dancing, and crocheting.
Kat VanHammen, Artist & Gardener in Residence. Kat works on a part-time seasonal basis at CPC, doing a variety of tasks, mostly involving gardening and art, and occasionally cooking and other tasks.