Bill Day has worked in the food industry for over 20 years, focusing on business models for specialty crops like quinoa, spelt and other ancient grains and wheats. Bill started his career working for a flour milling company – ConAgra Mills now Ardent Mills. ...

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Wenceslaus Provost Jr., aka June, is a fourth generation farm owner. His extensive background of over 25 years in agriculture includes an award winning portfolio. Due to his professional and personal experience, June has a passion for increasing public awareness of the importance of ...

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Rick Clark is a 5 th generation farmer from Williamsport, IN. The main goal on Rick’s farm is to build soil health and achieve balance with mother nature. Rick has developed and is constantly improving a systematic approach to regenerative farming. The farm strives ...

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Jesse is the Director of Land Stewardship for White Buffalo Land Trust and has been working for the past 7 years to develop a resilient food economy on the central coast of CA. He is an agricultural producer with a background in visual communication ...

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Cheryl Pinto leads Global Values Led Sourcing for Ben & Jerry’s, Vermont’s iconic, progressive ice cream company. As the company’s ‘Sorceress’, Cheryl works to advance positive social and environmental impact across all of Ben & Jerry’s value chains, from dairy and cocoa to chocolate ...

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Bethany Davis is the Director of Advocacy and Government Affairs for MegaFood. She is the President for the Coalition for Supplement Sustainability, a group of supplement and ingredient companies that united to support a non-GMO and sustainable supply chain. In addition to her service ...

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Martin Goter is a certified Organic and Biodynamic farmer operating on just over 1000 acres near Woodworth, ND. Largely influenced by the lectures of Rudolf Steiner, he incorporates biodynamic processes on a large scale basis to improve the life in his soil and the ...

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Anna and her husband Doug own and manage Vilicus Farms, a first generation, organic, 9,600 acre dryland crop farm in Northern Hill County, Montana growing a diverse array of organic heirloom and specialty grain, pulse, oilseed and broadleaf crops under five and seven-year rotations. ...

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Kristy Lewis is the Founder/CEO of Quinn Foods LLC, based in Louisville, CO.  Kristy, mom of three little boys, launched Quinn Foods with no prior food industry experience just three days after her first son, Quinn, was born. Disappointed by the chemicals and artificial ...

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Jessie Deelo founded Deelo Consulting Services to design and execute sustainable sourcing programs for suppliers and food companies. Building off her career as a commercial farmer, Extension researcher and industry program director, she develops customized, metrics-based impact programs to baseline and advance sustainability outcomes ...

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Amy Brinker is the Sustainability Manager for Kamehameha Schools (KS).  In her role, she supports sustainability strategy and programming across the enterprise. KS is a private charitable educational trust endowed by the will of Hawaiian princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop (1831-1884), the great-granddaughter and last direct ...

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In 2009 Douglas Gayeton founded the Lexicon alongside his partner and Laura Howard-Gayeton. The Lexicon’s Work work accelerates the adoption of practices that build more resilient food systems and help combat climate change. Douglas is an information architect, filmmaker, photographer and writer. He has ...

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Kelsey Ducheneaux is a fourth generation tribal rancher that calls the Cheyenne River Sioux Nation home. She’s the owner of DX Beef, LLC, a direct-to-consumer regenerative beef operation. Kelsey is the Natural Resources Director for the Intertribal Agriculture Council, a national 501(c)(3) non-profit organization ...

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With backgrounds in architecture and publishing design Anne brings clear communication and bold impact to visual messaging. As principal and owner of Digges Design, her clients span diverse industries and stages from hi-tech to non-profit, start-up to Fortune 500. When not visually distilling the ...

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Jonathan is the Global Director of Sustainability for Compass Group where he works to leverage the resources and ingenuity of both companies to make food healthier for people and the planet. For more than two decades, Jonathan has advanced successful strategies to change government ...

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Anna V. Bohbot (Zulaica) is a Cal alum, Chef and cookbook author in the San Francisco Bay Area.  Anna is part of the LinkedIn Programs team helping to drive strategy and design for the global food program.  For the past four years, Anna has ...

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Doniga Markegard is a wildlife tracker, regenerative rancher, speaker, and author. Her teen years in nature school started her on a path that led to a career in animal tracking and then permaculture and ranching in California, where she works to regenerate both soil ...

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Jessica Chiartas is a PhD candidate in Soils & Biogeochemistry at the University of California, Davis.  Her research focuses on the long-term impacts of agriculture on soil carbon and overall soil health with a unique focus on carbon at depth.  She is interested in ...

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Wendell was born and raised in Northern California on a fourth generation family farm in eastern San Joaquin County.  Heavily influenced by Aldo Leopold’s A Sand County Almanac, he began his career with the USDA Soil Conservation Service (now Natural Resources Conservation Service) in ...

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Anthony Myint is a chef/food activist who co-founded and operates the non-profit Zero Foodprint and Mission Chinese Food (SF). His culinary career includes trailblazing the pop-up genre in 2008 and co-founding The Perennial an award-winning fine-dining restaurant championing regenerative agriculture (2016-2019). Myint is the ...

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Dr. Chelsea Carey is the Working Lands Research Director and Principal Soil Ecologist with Point Blue Conservation Science, a California-based non-profit focused on climate-smart conservation. Through this role, Chelsea develops and leads priority research projects and partnerships that will help inform rangeland management across ...

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A twenty seven year veteran of the Natural Products industry, Jeremiah has been on all sides of the business and supply chain, literally from seed to shelf.Part of the initial startup team at Thrive Market, Jeremiah currently serves as the Chief Merchandising Officer there. ...

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Zack leads the development and implementation of Timberland’s global product sustainability strategy, setting public-facing goals and driving internal processes to achieve those goals. Zack also develops and manages strategic partnerships with NGOs and sustainable raw material suppliers that enable Timberland to pilot environmental product ...

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Krystle Moody Wood is the founder and principal consultant of Materevolve, LLC ( pronounced mah-teer-ee-vaalv), a technical textile consultancy driven to lead the evolution of our materials world.  Materevolve's mission is to develop and scale innovative regenerative textile systems through the lens of soil, ...

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 Erin is VP of Brand Strategy + Innovation with HB Specialty Foods and Among Friends. She serves on the board of AGROWINGCULTURE and is the Founder/CEO of Modus Operandi LTD.With over 20 years of experience in the farming and natural products industry, Erin has ...

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Ryan Zinn manages Dr. Bronner’s international organic and fair trade supply chains in Africa, Asia and the Pacific. Ryan has worked the last 20 years with small-scale farmer organizations to develop agroecological, just and resiliency strategies. Ryan also supports non-profits like the fair trade ...

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Pablo is the lead creator of INTO, a platform that is revolutionizing the way mission-driven producers and brands connect with conscious consumers. Previous stages of his career have informed his current focus: psychologist specialized in creative learning, co-founder and CEO of an integrated marketing ...

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Deanna Bratter is the Senior Director of Public Benefit and Sustainable Development for Danone North America, the largest public benefit corporation and the largest Certified B Corporation in the world. Deanna drives the company sustainability strategy and programs to support the interconnectivity between the health ...

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