ONFP says ‘Thank you’ to Scarce

The Our Neighbor's Farm and Pantry board presented gifts to outgoung director Stacey Scarce, center. Scarce's last day is June 22. - Contributed Photo

SAFFORD — It was a bitter-sweet moment at the Our Neighbors Farm and Pantry board of directors May meeting.

The board bid farewell to Stacey Scarce, the farm and pantry’s outgoing executive director. Scarce, who joined Our Neighbor’s Farm and Pantry in 2019, tendered her resignation effective June 22.

In thanks, the board presented scarce with locally-sourced gifts and a Navajo Nation photo book.

The search for a new executive director continues. Our Neighbor’s Farm and Pantry announced May 5 it is accepting applications through the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits. The salary is listed at $50,000 to $60,000 per year and requires five to seven years experience in working to battle hunger and poverty.

To apply go to Executive Director Job Opening in Safford, Arizona – Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits (careerwebsite.com).

The pantry serves area residents in need every Tuesday and Thursday, from 10 a.m. to noon and 1-3 p.m. each day. At the farm, area school children are given a hands-on education on agriculture.