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- Michael F. Curtin, Jr. Chief Executive Officer, D.C. Central Kitchen
- Ann Harvey Yonkers Co-Director, FRESHFARM Markets
- Lee Hauter Owner, Bull Run Mountain Vegetable Farms (The Plains, Virginia)
- Mark Toigo Owner, Toigo Orchards (Shippensburg, Pennsylvania)
- Cathal Armstrong Owner and Chef, Restaurant Eve (Alexandria, VA)
- Anthony Chittum Executive Chef, Vermilion Restaurant (Alexandria, VA)
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