Elizabeth Candelario works at the nexus of food, agriculture, and climate change, and is most passionate about uniting brands and nonprofits to activate social mission causes in innovative ways that benefit both. She works throughout the USA and Europe via her USA-based consultancy Studio Airstream and as a partner with Merika Advisory in the UK. Elizabeth’s client list includes NGOs, grassroots non-profits, and companies focused on organizational development, brand development, and strategic planning. Education and communication are a big focus of Elizabeth’s work. She has been a speaker at national food and environmental conferences and has published articles and written website and social media content on agriculture and climate change. Elizabeth has developed and presented workshops and conferences in wine, agriculture and food, created content for UK-based Informa and its US affiliate New Hope Network, and produced podcasts with Merika Advisory and others. Prior to Elizabeth’s current consulting roles, she served as Managing Director of Demeter USA, the nation’s only certifier of Biodynamic® farms and products. Over her eleven years of service, Elizabeth had the unforgettable experience of connecting brands to farms, working with many leading natural food companies to bring Biodynamic products to national retailer shelves, and fundamentally leveraging the marketplace to encourage the adoption of regenerative agriculture.
June 1, 2017