Amanda Sweetman

Amanda Sweetman graduated from the University of Michigan in 2007 with a BS in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and from Utah State University in 2012 with an MS in wetland plant ecology. After working as a scientist, farmer, educator, and chef she landed her dream job as the Farm Manager at The Farm at Trinity Health Ann Arbor in 2015. 

Amanda’s driving passion is to help people discover and experience the holistic health benefits of personal connection to the food we eat, the places our food comes from, and the community that pulls together to nourish us.   

She and her team work to educate and engage people of all ages around what real food is and how we can support one another towards better health.

After four years managing The Farm at Trinity Health Ann Arbor, Amanda transitioned to a newly created role, Regional Director of Farming and Healthy Lifestyles for Trinity Michigan, expanding her work supporting local farmers, increasing food access, and growing a healthy community through food and relationships.  

PLAY EPISODE 5: Amanda Sweetman “Cultivating a Healthy Community”