Karen Melvin, Deputy Agricultural Commission and Sealer, San Diego County Department of AWM

Karen Melvin is a Deputy Agricultural Commission/Sealer with the San Diego County Department of Agriculture, Weights and Measures.  Karen manages several programs within the department including Certified Farmers’ Markets, Organics, Eggs, Agricultural Water Quality, and Integrated Pest Control.  In addition, Karen is an active member of the Live Well San Diego Food System Initiative and the San Diego Food System Alliance. She has assisted in the farmers’ market pilot gleaning program and other aspects of gleaning and food recovery.