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Sam Lillie

First Name
Last Name
Port Townsend
Vinder, Inc.
Which skills or areas of expertise are you willing to share?
Agriculture and Food Services
Business Creation and Administration
Information Technology, Web and Software Development
I am interested in working with schools in my area
What grade level would you or your organization work best with?
High School
Higher Education
Special School Activities
Available for classroom presentations
What kind of availability do you or your organization have to offer?
Mentorship (coffee or lunch, shorter time commitment)
Briefly describe the program, volunteer work, or partnerships you or your organization may offer.
We're offering marketing and possible programming internships for high school and college students. Minimum 5 hours a week to get a hands on and behind the scenes look at startups, business development, and hyper-localization of agricultural food systems.
You have indicated an expertise in Agriculture and Food Services
By nature, Vinder works with home gardeners using a variety of agricultural techniques; permaculture, aquaponics, raised beds, hydroponics, greenhouses, and more. We have first hand experience of working with several different agricultural methods, as well as, providing a service for home gardeners to sell or trade their excess produce and for community members to buy local produce direct from the Grower.
You have indicated an expertise in Business Creation and Administration
I built Vinder with $18.58 on foot and bike to an online marketplace services 60 cities across 14 states. I've had to deal with every aspect of business development from administration to fundraising and can help students develop their ideas-- should the choose to pursue them.
You have indicated an expertise in Information Technology, Web and Software Development
More on the project management of web and software development. I've put together multi-national teams from various locations around the world to develop our online platform in a myriad of programming languages.