Sadie E. Francis

Regional Network: 
Eastern Regional Network
Class Year: 
2012
Position: 
Owner, President, and Head Concoctionist
Organization: 
Cynwyd Station Cafe and Tea Room, LLC/Friends of Cynwyd Station Park
Location: 
375 Conshohocken State Road, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

Sarah is an environmental generalist with a master's of public adminstration in environmental science and policy from Columbia University and the Earth Institute.  She has a background in green building. stormwater management, solar, geothermal, biogas, community engagement, urban sustainable development, and public health.  In her free time, she pretends to be a landscaper and plants trees in various locations.  After leaving a position as a contractor for the Department of Energy, she decided to start her own green community center, victorian ice cream parlor, tea room, and curiosity shop out of an active original 1890 train station outside of Philadelphia, where she focuses on innovative social impact and community development through ice cream and trail building.