Caitlin Hassinger

Caitlin graduated with distinction from McGill University, with a degree in comparative literature and philosophy, and moved to Memphis in 2010 to pursue her passion for sustainable food production and distribution. After working as greenhouse manager on a small organic farm for a year, she became floral, produce, then regional buyer for Whole Foods Market.

In 2014, she was offered the position of executive director for the Cooper Young Community Farmers Market, overseeing all events, marketing, operations, strategic planning, and initiatives for the second largest farmers market in Memphis. Now, as Engagement Lead for Southern Growth Studio, Caitlin provides intuitive market sense to the team by drawing upon her extensive experience in strategy, marketing, and merchandising.

Born and raised in Paris, France, Caitlin Hassinger has travelled extensively through Europe, and brings a fresh perspective (and wanderlust!) to Studio life.