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Elly Truesdell

Northeast Region Local Forager, Whole Foods Market


Elly Truesdell is the Northeast Regional Local Forager for Whole Foods Market, developing local supplier partnerships and overseeing local purchasing for 31 stores throughout New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Elly is responsible for developing new buying relationships with suppliers, farmers and artisans, across product categories. As Forager, Elly visits production facilities and farms, offers resources and guidance to smaller wholesalers and launches new value-added brands with a focus on their development and growth to new markets.