Suzi Grady

Suzi Grady is the Program Director of Petaluma Bounty. Previously the Bounty Farm Manager, she has 13 years of experience in building community around food access, gardening and food system collaboration. She is fluent in Spanish, trained as a farmer at UC Santa Cruz Farm and Garden Apprenticeship Program, a certified permaculturalist, graduate of the GCETP Program from the Garden for the Environment and taught organic gardening, household composting and nutrition at a school garden program in San Francisco for two years. Suzi graduated from University of Michigan with a dual degree in Political Science and Spanish Literature where she also studied in Santiago, Chile. She is a 2014 Fellow of the Leadership Institute of Ecology and Economy, a member of the CHIPA Wellness Committee, Sonoma County Food System Alliance Coordinating Committee and Policy Committee Co-Chair, a founding member of the Sonoma County Food Recovery Coalition and 2017 fellow of Coaction Institute. In 2016, Suzi was recognized by Assemblymember Marc Levine for her exemplary community work and in 2017 was awarded CAFF’s Food Advocate of the Year. Suzi is originally from Michigan, loves living at the edge of soil, systems, community health, seeds and dogs, not necessarily in that order.

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