Ruth Katz, Coordinator
Ruth has worked on farm and food issues, in education, advocacy, program development and fundraising roles for over twenty years. She co-founded Just Food, a NYC organization focused on CSA and urban agriculture expansion, food education, farm and food justice, and training-of-trainers. She served as its executive director from 2000-2006. Most recently, Ruth was government relations liaison for Stone Barns Center, a working farm and education center. Ruth is especially interested in nimble organizations working together to complement each other’s work, to strengthen the movement for sustainable agriculture and food justice.
In the 1980’s, Ruth lived in Gabon, Central Africa as a Peace Corps volunteer, an experience that kindled her interest in these issues. Ruth also serves on the board of WHYHunger.
Amy Little, Advocacy
Amy Little has been organizing for social change on the local, state, and national levels for more than three decades, doing community organizing, coalition building, legislative and electoral campaigns. She founded the National Campaign for Sustainable Agriculture, has been a Senior advisor for members of Congress, was national staff for Citizen Action/US Action and Progressive Action Network, and coordinated national field work on three Presidential campaigns. Amy lives in the Hudson Valley of New York. Amy may be contacted at email@example.com.