People in the Project

Helmy Abouleish, Managing Director of the Sekem Initiative

Professor Ibrahim Abouleish, Chairman of Sekem Group and Founder of Sekem

John Aeschliman, Farmer, J.E.A. Farms Ltd., Colfax, WA

Jack Algiere, Four Season Farm Manager, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture

Dan Barber, Chef, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture and Blue Hill Restaurant

Dr. Charles Benbrook, Chief Scientist of The Organic Center

Dr. Viraj Beri, Professor and Head of Department of Soils, Punjab Agricultural University

Bob Cannard, Farmer, Cannard Farms, Sonoma, CA

Dr. Lynne Carpenter-Boggs, BIOAg Specialist with the Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources, Washington State University

Dr. Oliver Chadwick, Professor of Geography, University of California, Santa Barbara

Dr. Ignacio Chapela, Microbial Ecologist and Associate Professor, University of California, Berkeley

Jaspal Singh Chattha, Farmer, J & P Organic Farm, India

Dr. I.M. Chhibba, Senior Soil Chemist, Department of Soils, Punjab Agricultural University

Philippe Coderey, formerly the biodynamic manager for Bonny Doon Vineyard, Santa Cruz, CA

Dr. Julia Cooper, Lecturer, Nafferton Ecological Farming Group, Newcastle University

Dr. Laurie Drinkwater, Associate Professor, Department of Horticulture, Cornell University

Umendra Dutt, Executive Director, Kheti Virasat Mission, Punjab, India

Dr. Tewolde Berhan Gebre Egziabher, former Director General of the Environmental Protection Authority of Ethiopia and PhD in Plant Ecology

Dr. Kimberly Epps, Post-Doctorate in Soil Science, Stanford University

Anne Evans, Farmer, Blaencamel Farm, Wales

Josh Frye, Poultry Farmer, Wardensville, WV

Dr. Jerry Glover, Soil Scientist, The Land Institute, Salina, KS

Dr. Keith Goulding, Head of the Department of Soil Science at Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, United Kingdom

Randall Grahm, Owner, Bonny Doon Vineyard, Santa Cruz, CA

Dr. Zakaria El Haddad, Professor of Agriculture at Benha University and Director of the Egyptian Biodynamic Association

Dr. Michael Hansen, Senior Scientist with Consumers Union, Publisher of Consumer Reports

Dr. Paul Hepperly, Research Director 2002-2009, The Rodale Institute

Dr. Hans R. Herren, Co-Chair of the International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development

Dr. Daniel Hillel, Retired Professor of Soil Physics and Hydrology and Senior Research Scientist at the Center for Climate Systems Research, Columbia University

Angela Hofmann, Coordinator of Agriculture and Instructor for Agricultural Engineers, Sekem

Patrick Holden, Farmer, Former Director of the Soil Association, United Kingdom 1995 – 2010

Rob Hopkins, Founder of Transition Town Totnes and the Transition Network

Dr. David Huggins, Soil Scientist, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Pullman, WA

Dr. Elaine Ingham, President and Director of Research, Rodale, 2011; President and Director of Research, Soil Foodweb Inc 1996 – 2011

Brad Jaeckel, Manager of Washington State University Organic Farm

Vijay Jardhari, Seed Saver, Farmer, Activist, Uttrakhand, India

Jennifer Johnson, Graduate Student in Biology, Stanford University

Elizabeth Kaiser, Farmer, Singing Frogs Farm, Sebastopol, CA

Paul Kaiser, Farmer, Singing Frogs Farm, Sebastopol, CA

Parminder Kaur, Natural Farmer, Kothy Gradhirin Wala, Punjab, India

Surinder Kaur, Natural Farmer, Kheti Virasat Mission, Punjab, India

Dr. Fred Kirschenmann, Farmer, Distinguished Fellow at the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, President of the Board, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture

Jerry Konanui, Mahiai Farmer, Hawaii

Dr. Raj Kumar, Senior Pedologist, Department of Soils, Punjab Agricultural University

Satish Kumar, Editor of Resurgence Magazine and Program Director of Schumacher College

Dr. Tim LaSalle, CEO 2007 – 2010, The Rodale Institute

Dr. Johannes Lehmann, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Cornell University

Ala Lindsey, Researcher with Stanford University Research Team, Kohala, Hawaii

Penny Livingston-Stark, Co-Director of the Regenerative Design Institute and Co-Manager of the Commonweal Garden Organic Farm, Bolinas, CA

Kevin Lunny, Rancher, Lunny Ranch, Inverness, CA

Harry MacCormack, Organic Farmer, Sunbow Farm, Corvallis, OR

Klaas Martens,Organic Farmer, Martens’ Farm, Penn Yan, NY

Bill McKibben, Scholar in Residence at Middlebury College

Mary Howell Martens, Farmer and Manager of Lakeview Organic GrainMartens’ Farm, Penn Yan, NY

Professor Steve McGrath, Senior Principal Scientist, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, United Kingdom

Dr. David R. Montgomery, Professor of Earth and Space Sciences, University of Washington

Jeffrey Moyer, Farm Director, The Rodale Institute

Dr. David Pimentel, Professor of Ecology and Agricultural Sciences, Cornell University

Dr. Warren Porter, Professor of Zoology & Environmental Toxicology and an Affiliate Faculty Member of Engineering Physics, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Dr. Sohan Prihar, Retired Professor of Soil Physics, Punjab Agricultural University

Will Raap, Environmental Entrepreneur, The Intervale, VT

Judith Redmond, Farmer and Partner at Full Belly Farm, CA

Dr. John Reganold, Regents Professor of Soil Science, Washington State University

Dr. Kate Scow, Professor of Soil Science and Microbial Ecology Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, University of California at Davis

Ray Schutte, Community Garden Advocate and President of P-Patch Trust, Seattle, WA

Peter Segger, Farmer, Blaencamel Farm, Wales

Bob Shaffer, Agronomist, Horticulturist and Viticulturist, Soil Culture Consulting

Dr. Vandana Shiva, Physicist and Environmental Activist

Balwinder Singh, Farmer, Kothy Gradhirin Wala, Punjab, India

Chamkour Singh, Farmer, Kheti Virasat Mission, Punjab, India

Dr. M.P. Singh, Soil Scientist, Navdanya Farm, Dehradun, India

Rajendra Singh, Water Conservationist and Founder of Tarun Bharat Sangh, Rajasthan, India

Sally Smith, Former Head of Information and Training at Garden Organic Ryton, Coventry, United Kingdom

Dr. Saran Sohi, Former Soil Researcher, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, United Kingdom

Dr. Janice Thies, International Professor for Soil Biology, Cornell University

Dr. Peter Vitousek, Professor of Biology, Stanford University

Warren Weber, Farmer, Star Route Farms, Bolinas, CA

Hans Werner, Founder of Sekem Medical Clinic

John Williams, Owner and Winemaker, Frog’s Leap Winery, Rutherford, CA

Dr. Edward Yeboah, Research Scientist, Soil Research Institute, Ghana, and Rothamsted International African Fellow, Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, United Kingdom