About Mikaela

local Foods Community Coordinator for
Local First Arizona Foundation

Mikaela was raised in Tucson, Arizona and loves the desert.  After nearly a 10 year hiatus, she just couldn’t stay away and returned home. 

Hometown: Tucson, AZ

What I love most about Arizona: 
The mountains and the monsoons

B.S. in Environmental Studies/Geography/Spanish
RYT 200 Hatha Yoga Teacher Training

Favorite local business: 
Frank’s/ Francisco’s

Favorite book/show/movie:
The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy
Freaks and Geeks
Best in Show

Hidden talent:
I’m really good at accurately choosing the exactly correct size tupperware for leftovers.


Favorite quote: 
“Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced.” - James Baldwin