Raynise is an Oliver High School and Bidwell Training Center alumni. Completing the Horticulture and Technology program she began her agriculture career at Brenckle’s Greenhouse. She’s worked with Grow Pittsburgh as the School Gardens Assistant, a Learning Garden Educator, and is currently Manager of the Garden Resource Center. She also completed an herbal course certified by the Herbalist of Stonefruit Community.
Raynise is a board member of the Hilltop Urban Farm, and a member of the Black Urban Gardeners, PA Farmers Union, and Western PA Young Farmers Coalition. She is also a part of the Working Committee of Pittsburgh Food Policy Council. Raynise is passionate about advocating for agriculture and social justice.