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Gail Feenstra, EdD

Position: Principal Investigator

Gail Feenstra is the Director, Emerita of the UC Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education Program. During her career, she worked with stakeholders statewide to improve the environmental impacts of agriculture, the health of rural communities and profitability for farming operations in California. She is committed to strong regional food systems, sustainably produced food that is accessible to all and equity and justice in the food system. Feenstra’s research and outreach has focused on farm-to-school evaluation; regional food system distribution; marketing opportunities for small and medium-sized producers and regional food policies. Feenstra has a doctorate in Nutrition Education from Teachers College, Columbia University.