Jaime Wilson learned to love vegetables while cooking with her mom and gardening with her grandma. She calls herself a homesteader (not a foodie), finding joy in growing weird heirloom beans in her community garden plot and making soup out of any vegetable that crosses her path.
Jaime joined Food Literacy Center in 2018 as Marketing Manager. She is responsible for overseeing all marketing, communications, and events, and tasked with increasing awareness and visibility of Food Literacy Center. She brings 18 years of nonprofit experience from the Sacramento Zoo, where she launched and led their highly regarded social media presence, focused on organization-wide innovation projects, website development, as well as fundraising, events, and communications.
Having good, fresh food shouldn’t be a luxury, but the basic building block of a healthy, vibrant community. Investing in our kids is the best hope for a healthier future for people and the environment!
Jaime holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Biology from Humboldt State University, is a graduate of the Sacramento Metro Chamber’s Leadership Sacramento class of 2014, and currently serves as the chair of their alumni committee. She also serves on the Slow Food Sacramento Board of Directors, is the past president of the Sacramento Social Media Club, and was a member of the Green Scientific Advisory Group of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums.
Jaime has earned a Sacramento Public Relations Association Silver Cappie award in the Social Media Campaign category, lead the Sacramento Zoo to become a Sacramento Area Sustainable Business through BERC, received official recognition from Assemblymember Kevin McCarty for being a leader in sustainability. She has presented at national conferences for the American Association of Zoos and Aquariums Green Summit and Blackbaud Conference for Nonprofits, as well as expert panels for Leadership Sacramento, Sacramento Asian Chamber, and the Nonprofit Resource Center (now Impact Foundry).