Sylvia TawseMarketing and Development Manager
Sylvia is a writer and storyteller working in marketing and communications for more than 35 years promoting the arts and a healthier environment for all. After Sylvia was Marketing Director for eight years for Alfalfa’s Natural Food store chain in the Rocky Mountain West, she served as Marketing and Development Director for the award-winning Colorado Music Festival at the Historic Colorado Chautauqua in Boulder. She then founded Fresh Ideas Group Inc. and managed the nationally award-winning specialist PR and Branding agency for 29 years, representing some of the nation’s top natural and organic food brands, trade associations and nonprofits.
Sylvia holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and Education from Columbia College where she graduated summa cum laude and served in numerous leadership positions. Sylvia’s passion for ‘the good life’ extends to the agrarian and culinary arts. She and her husband steward their organic flower and vegetable Pastures of Plenty Farm in Arroyo Seco, NM sharing in acequia, bouquet-making and farmstand work. The view from the Harwood Museum and her farm fields provide Sylvia daily inspiration.