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Monday, June 09, 2014

Harvest PR adds PR veteran Amy Brown to its staff as Account Director.

Harvest PR & Marketing – a food, farm and lifestyle communications firm with offices in Minneapolis and Portland, Ore. – has added food and sustainability PR veteran Amy Brown to its staff as Account Director. 
With more than 20 years’ experience, Amy joins the agency after most recently serving as Marketing Director for New Seasons Market, the fast-growth natural foods grocer serving the Portland, Ore. area.
Previously, Amy owned Seed Public Relations, which specialized in consumer and agriculture products, and the retail and restaurant industries. Her clients included: eco-paint company YOLO Colorhouse, conservation non-profit Ecotrust, farmer-owned cooperative Organic Valley, organic produce distributor Organically Grown Company, Grand Central Baking Co., Carman Ranch Beef, and the Portland Farmers Market. She has also held leadership positions at PR agencies Maxwell PR, LANE PR, and R/West – and was Vice President of Marketing & PR for the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry.
At Harvest, Amy provides communications leadership for a variety of clients, including American Lamb Board, USA Pears and Bridgetown Natural Foods.
“Amy is a perfect fit – we know first-hand because many on our team have worked with her at different points in our careers,” said Heidi Nelson, Harvest founder and principal.  “She’s also a phenomenal PR practitioner. Her tenacity and creativity have resulted in an amazing portfolio of meaningful results across the national and consumer boards.”