Carlos Vences


SARC Project Assistant
Southeast Regional Office

Topic Areas:
Bussiness Planning, Food Equity, Livestock, Local Foods

Specific Areas of Expertise
Small ruminants (dairy goats), poultry, local food economies, food access

While earning his B.S in Agriculture Business at Texas State University, Carlos became interested in sustainable agriculture practices. He joined Farmshare Austin to gain exposure to these methods and to learn more about local food systems, food access, and land preservation. As Program Manager with Farmshare, Carlos addressed food insecurity in Central Texas by offering easy access to locally
sourced produce. Personally, he has operated a small business, explored different hobby farming projects, and now raises a small herd of dairy goats in Northwest Arkansas.

Education:
Bachelor of Science- Agriculture Business

Other Experience:

Program Manager, August 2020-June 2021. Farmshare Austin,
Austin, TX. Supported operations with distribution coordination,
fleet management, procurement, and official documentation.

Food Access/Mobile Market Coordinator, September
2019-August 2020. Farmshare Austin, Austin, TX.
Supported and implemented food access programs.

 

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