Nick Wallas

Product Manager at Local Food Marketplace


Nick grew up in Cheverly, Maryland, a suburb of Washington DC. After earning two bachelor’s degrees from Hobart College in Environmental Studies and Russian History, Nick began his professional career on a small organic farm in Westminster, Vermont. Following a season working on the farm, he joined AmeriCorps as a VISTA service member, working on the Veggie Mobile — a mobile produce market — at Capital District Community Gardens (now Capital Roots) in Troy, New York.

Nick held multiple positions at Capital Roots, including Healthy Convenience Store Initiative Coordinator—selling fresh produce in underserved neighborhoods in the Capital Region and Programming Coordinator. He was instrumental in the implementation of LFM at Capital Roots, where he guided the configuration of their products, inventory management, and customer experience. After taking some time to travel, Nick joined Local Food Marketplace in April of 2016 and leads up customer on-boarding and support, bringing industry knowledge and expertise to LFM customers.


  • Product Manager

    Current role

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