Farm-to-table living expert Allison Smith is a founding partner at Olivette Riverside Community and Farm. Born and raised in Savannah, Georgia, Allison moved to the mountains of Western North Carolina to attend UNC-Asheville and never left. At Olivette, Allison enjoys collaborating with her team on everything including branding and design, community development, and planning future neighborhoods. A published author and designer, Allison is a contributing designer to 24 Lark Books on an array of topics ranging from home décor to general crafting to children’s titles. While not currently seeing clients, she is also an NC Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and enjoys partnering with community members to provide coordinated support services for children and families that foster social, emotional, educational, and cultural growth. Allison is an active supporter of social justice, animal welfare, and environmental causes. She has been an NC licensed Real Estate Broker since 2005.