Christy Tinsley Ilfrey came to Rockport in 2011 for a three-month business project and decided to stay. She and her husband, David, relocated their family and business to Aransas County from Plano. In life and business, their mission is "to conserve, preserve, restore, and celebrate Nature." Christy left a promising career in higher education to educate others about sustainable landscaping and living.
Christy is a writer and public speaker; native plant gardener and aspiring sustainable farmer; and treehugger extraordinaire. She homeschools their daughter, Sage, and transports dogs to rescue on behalf of Another Chance RFT. In addition to serving the KACB board, Christy is a member of Leadership Aransas County XXII, GROW Local South Texas, Native Plant Society of Texas, and several chamber and trade organizations. Her hobbies include reading, running, dancing, veganism, beach activities, and traveling. Earth Day is her favorite holiday.
Christy lives with her husband and daughter, and "furbabies", in a tinyoffgrid home in rural Aransas County surrounded by her beloved "foliar friends
Enriching and empowering the community through litter prevention, waste management, beautification and recycling by means of education and enforcement.