Originally hailing from Ottawa, Canada, Petrina joined Washington Farmland Trust in 2023, bringing over two decades of experience in fundraising, program evaluation, and nonprofit administration. Petrina and her husband own and operate Skylight Farms in Snohomish, using sustainable practices to grow a wide variety of mixed market vegetables. As a farmer, Petrina knows first-hand the challenges of land ownership and stewardship, and is deeply committed to advancing the Trust’s mission through donor engagement and community connections. Petrina received a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and holds a certificate in Program Evaluation from the University of Washington. Outside of the farming world, Petrina can be found chasing her two amazing kids on the slopes, cooking theme dinners, enjoying live music, or climbing.
Favorite vegetable: Eggplant