Megan Wylder

Program Manager  

Megan Wylder (she/they) is the Program Manager for the Duluth Community Garden Program. She previously worked for DCGP as a MN GreenCorps member and Land Stewardship Coordinator, and is thrilled to be back as the Program Manager. Megan graduated from Carleton College in 2013 with a degree in Environmental Studies focused on Food and Agriculture, and has been gardening, working on farms, and doing food systems work ever since. She is currently starting a homestead with her family just outside of Duluth. In addition to growing food, she enjoys knitting, weaving, and spending time in the woods. 

Gus Sinclair

One Vegetable One Community Coordinator  

Gus (he/him) coordinates the One Vegetable One Community program. He will be graduating from the University of Minnesota Duluth with a Master's degree in Environmental Education in 2024. He is passionate about connecting communities with local food and outdoor learning experiences, and he loves to learn with fellow gardeners. Gus enjoys hiking, canoeing, disc golfing, and all the outstanding public lands the Twin Ports have to offer.  

Sophie Goeks


Sophie (she/her) is originally from Wisconsin and spent several years exploring different parts of the country before deciding she liked the Midwest best and moved to Duluth. Sophie has been here about two years, during which time she adopted her cat, Toby, came into a number of thriving houseplants, and successfully raised two summers' worth of cherry tomatoes. Sophie has a passion for making (knitted things, sewn things, baked things, anything) and gets a lot of satisfaction from the tidiness of numbers. 

Kayla Pridmore

Communal Garden Manager

Kayla (she/her) is the Communal Garden Manager and is a recent transplant to Duluth. After graduating from U of M Morris with a passion for urban/rural partnerships and building soil she ran an organic vegetable farm in the Fargo Moorhead area for several years. While in Fargo she helped launch an incubator farm program and coordinated educational programs and conferences for the Northern Plains Sustainable Agriculture Society. She is thrilled with this chance to dig into the community in Duluth and learn about growing in the north!