Faith is a farmer, educator and initiator of collaborative projects in the food system.
An urban planning and software product management consultant turned full time diversity, equity and inclusion advocate who digests permaculture systems design on nights and weekends :)
I am currently working in scientific and engineering R&D within the field of CO2 utilization (www.opus-12.com). Very interested in learning more about socio-cultural and economic systems which affect richness of life and the ability to thrive for all.
Finance Director of the East Bay Permanent Real Estate Cooperative, Ojan is a 2nd generation Iranian American, born and raised in the Bay Area. His past work, from healthy land use to real estate development, informs his mission driven integration of social justice and real estate finance. Ojan lives in a co-op in Oakland and is also a landscape contractor and regenerative permaculture designer. While earning his B.A. in Economics from Pitzer College, Ojan was inducted into the Economic Honors Society and organized a local chapter of the Occupy movement.
Olive is a returning-generation farmer and organizer. She is the newest land steward of her family’s 4th generation timber farm in North Carolina. Olive is passionate about building equitable food economies for black farmers and food business owners and is co-creating an investment fund to support and center black folks in the food system.