Jillian Naveh is currently the chef at 9 Miles East Farm which offers a prepared meal CSA delivery program as well as delivers meals called Go Boxes to work places that are made with some of their own vegetables during the growing season. She has earned a degree in Culinary Arts Business Administration from SUNY Delhi. During her time there she was a committed member of the American Culinary Federation and cooked in over 15 competitions around the country and won multiple awards including the nationals for students in Las Vegas’ MGM Grand. Other positions in the past include working for The Sylvia Center as a cooking teacher in project housing community centers for children in Brooklyn, the Department of Education where she worked on getting healthy local food into NYC public schools, and Capital District Community Garden as the outreach coordinator through Americorps. Since moving back to Troy she has been involved in community work through the Oakwood Soul Cafe participating by helping cook for its monthly dinners.