Meet Our Farmers

Trevor Wildey

Trevor Wildey

Agriculture Operations Manager

Q: How long have you worked for Fishers Parks?
A: “Three years this October (2022).”

Q: What is your day-to-day work life like at the AgriPark?
A: “Every day is different, but it typically starts with feeding and watering animals, then checking crops, planting, harvesting, keeping up with the grounds, planning for the next crop, working with volunteers, and meeting and talking with people about agriculture during the park’s open hours.”

Q: What part of the AgriPark is your favorite?
A: “Probably produce and animals. I enjoy teaching people about produce and where their food comes from, how it’s grown, and also watching people interact with the livestock on the farm.” 

Q: What is your background in farming and agriculture?
A: “I have been involved in agriculture pretty much all of my life with my family and other family farms. I’ve primarily raised pigs and produce since high school.”

Q: Why did you choose a career in agriculture?
A: “I really enjoy being able to bring agriculture and all the wonderful things that come with it to the city. It’s been very rewarding to watch the whole community come together and enjoy the Fishers AgriPark and become so involved in where their food comes from."

Erica Foreman

Fishers' Agriculture Coordinator

Q: How long have you worked for Fishers Parks?
A: “I have worked for Fishers Parks since April 2022. But, I also worked here at Fishers Parks a few years ago in 2016-17.”

Q: What are you job duties?
A: “I am the Agriculture Coordinator for the City, so I run the Fishers Farmers Market each weekend and create programs for the AgriPark.” 

Q: What is your day-to-day work life like at the AgriPark?
A: “I work to make sure we have programs that educate the guests that visit the AgriPark and also help our Agriculture Operations Manager, Trevor Wildey, with planting and picking as needed.”

Q: What part of the AgriPark is your favorite?
A: “I love how unique this park is. No other parks departments that I have seen or worked for have anything quite like this. The AgriPark offers the perfect level combination of education and fun for our local Fishers residents.”

Q: What is your background in nature programming?
A: “I managed all nature related programs for Carmel Clay Parks and recreation for four years including half-day nature camps and field trips.”

Q: Why did you choose a career in parks and recreation?
A: “Originally, I wanted to be an English teacher. I have a degree in English Education from Purdue. After working in Parks and Recreation for a few years, I got a master's in Public Administration. Parks and recreation allows me to give the all people in the community opportunities to learn, try new things, and have unique and memorable experiences.”