ALABAMA NWIAA CHAIRPERSON and NATIONAL MARKETING DIRECTOR
Sherri Johnson is an Alabama born and raised entrepreneur with a family legacy of farming. She is the President and CEO of Granny’s Foods and is know across the South for her famous Collard Greens, Granny’s Greens. Sherri is very active in her community and an advocate for women and under privileged youth. Sherri’s focus is making sure that every student and woman has the same opportunity in the areas of farming, livestock and agriculture and that they are privy to the resources available for the beginning farmers and women owned farms.
Coming from Henry County, Alabama, she attended Headland High School where she was active in 4-H. She also attended Troy University, Troy and Dothan Campuses, where she majored in Business Management.
Early in her life, her father played an intricate role by teaching her about livestock, planting and harvesting gardens and row crops. Her mother and grandmother also made sure that she gained knowledge of picking and canning vegetables. Sherri gathered and sold pecans, also at an early age and became very familiar with the different species and taking pecans to market.
Being active in the Baptist church, Sherri Johnson is a leader in her church as well as in other civic organizations throughout the South.