Katie Hayes Katie Hayes
is the Founding Executive Director of Community Farmers Market. A fourth generation Atlantan, Katie enjoys nothing more than heirloom tomatoes, Georgia peaches, and a heaping pile of boiled peanuts. Katie is passionate about building community through supporting small, local business. Hayes has been an active locavore and community builder since graduating from New York University in 2004. She has over a decade of experience in management from small entrepreneurial start-ups to large non-profit companies. She has worked at the National Geographic Society, KIPP Charter Schools, and helped start several non-profits, farms, and innovative companies.