Bridget Guiza is the co-manager of Ogema Organics. She is from California and is of Mexican heritage. She was raised on the principle that food is medicine and strives to understand the intricate relationships between food, agriculture, sovereignty, and climate and environmental justice. Bridget Guiza is a scientist and planner by training. Her academic and personal interests are at the intersection of regenerative agriculture, public health, traditional ecological knowledge, and the adaptation of science and policy for tribal, local and regional planning. Her research interests include microbiology, geochemistry, agricultural restoration and plant biology, and climate change science & impacts. Bridget also served as an AmeriCorps VISTA in Northfield, Minnesota where she worked on a local food systems model in 2014.