Jan Buhrman, M.S. Ed., is the founder and owner of the award winning full service catering company, The Kitchen Porch, on Martha’s Vineyard.
Jan has become a food advocate and authority on local sourcing and sustainable agriculture.
The Kitchen Porch organizes large non profit events, has catered hundreds of  private celebrations, offered culinary experiences since 2006 and has served two past presidents. The Kitchen Porch has operated a booth at the Farmers’ market since 1985.
Jan has a  long standing relationships with farmers and fisherman. She teaches about community and the many virtues of supporting organic and sustainably grown ingredients as being the  link between people’s well-being and a healthy planet.