Who’s Who around the Market…
Jessie loves gathering friends over food, music and art, and believes in this language and its community here in Austin.
Contact Jessie if you would like to know more about HOPE FM programs, partnerships and volunteer opportunitis.
Born in the bow of a canoe deep in the swamps of the Carolina’s, Beckett Hills slowly evolved from folk monster to chef and now the Market Manager at HOPE Farmers Market.With nearly 15 years of Culinary experience, there are few questions that Beckett can’t answer regarding food, farming or general survival methods.
Contact Beckett if you have questions about becoming a vendor at HOPE FM.
Farm Stand Manager
After 3 years of working on farms and ranches throughout central Texas, Danny has enough rattlesnake, wild hog and scorpion stories to last a lifetime. Gradually becoming a city slicker, he’s settled into the HOPE Farm Stand where he works with Austin’s backyard farmers to bring hyper-local produce to the HOPE Market every Sunday. Danny can usually be found anywhere there’s a tasty cheeseburger.
Contact Beckett if you’d like to apply to sell veggies at the HOPE Farm Stand.
Ray Ray Mitrano
Artist in Residence
Ray Ray is the man behind our fantastic staff portraits, and will draw your portrait too! He also runs HOPE Play, so come get creative with him every Sunday in the northwest corner of the Plaza. rayraymitrano.com. Check it out.
Phil can be found on any given Sunday, generously dedicating his time and knife skills to the Sample Station and various chef demos. He also loves pretzels from Easy Tiger (who doesn’t?) and after-market beers at the White Horse… the picture tells it all!