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Ms. Kelly Verel

Vice President

Project for Public Spaces


Kelly joined PPS’s Public Markets program in 2006 to administer a $3 million grant program jointly funded by the W. K. Kellogg and Ford Foundations to provide technical assistance to over 40 national farmers markets. She is the project manager for all projects related to the planning, design and development of public markets and coordinates and develops content for all of PPS’s public markets education and training programs including the biannual training “How to Create Successful Markets” and PPS's International Public Markets Conference. Additionally, Kelly focuses on researching and developing strategies for public markets to meet the needs of underserved communities and was the co-author of the PPS handbook SNAP/EBT at Your Farmers Market: Seven Steps to Success.


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