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Galit Laibow


Galit Laibow is the chief executive officer and co-founder of Foodstirs, where she’s taken a no-holds-barred approach to reinventing the incredibly stagnant billion-dollar baking mix industry and upgrading the pantry one organic baking mix at a time. Her tenacious approach and business acumen have helped Foodstirs grow ten times over in less than two years,

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Mar 27, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Cara Chacon


As Patagonia’s VP of Social and Environmental Responsibility, Cara leads a team of professionals that set strategy and implement Patagonia’s sustainability initiatives. Responsibilities include guiding Patagonia’s social and environmental supply chain programs that protect people and our planet (factories, mills, farms), ensuring animal welfare, traceability and content claims assurance of sustainable materials, maintaining footprint metrics,

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Mar 23, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Alison Czeczuga


Alison Czeczuga is a lifelong plant lover who turned her passion for the natural world into a career. She currently serves as the Global Sourcing & Sustainability Manager at Gaia Herbs, where she works closely with Gaia’s local and global partners on sourcing high quality medicinal plants while leading the sustainability strategy across the company.

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Mar 20, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Carlotta Mast


Carlotta Mast is the senior vice president of content and insights for Informa’s Global Health & Nutrition Network, which includes the New Hope Network. Carlotta is also the board president of Naturally Boulder, a 1,200-member trade group with the mission of nurturing community, leadership and innovation in the Colorado natural products industry. In addition, she

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Mar 19, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Erin Stokes, ND


Erin Stokes, ND is the Medical Director at MegaFood, and a registered Naturopathic Doctor in the state of Colorado. Dr. Erin Stokes received her Naturopathic Doctor degree from Bastyr University in 2001. Shortly afterwards she began to pursue her passion for educating others by teaching Western Pathology and Psychology of Healing at Southwest Acupuncture College.

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Mar 18, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Lara Dickinson


Lara has nearly twenty years of consumer packaged goods marketing, sales, and general management experience with an emphasis on bringing healthy product innovations to the natural and mass market. For the past five years, she has provided strategic sales, marketing and leadership consulting to consumer goods companies, including Numi Organic Tea, Alter Eco Foods, Jamba

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Feb 15, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Amy Keller


Amy Keller, CCN, is the Director of Education and Training for ORGANIC INDIA. With a background in nutrition science and social work (specializing in Gerontology), she pursues her passion for educating others and promoting conscious, heart-centered leadership. After years of running her private nutrition practice, Amy was inspired to cast a wider net for spreading

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Jan 20, 2018 / by epicenter / No Comments

Elizabeth Candelario


Environmental and social advocate Elizabeth Candelario is President of Demeter USA, the nation’s only certifier of Biodynamic farms and products and a member of Demeter International, the oldest ecological certification organization in the world. Biodynamic agriculture is a holistic and regenerative farming system that represents the highest paradigm of sustainability, and Demeter’s vision is to

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Jun 01, 2017 / by epicenter / No Comments

Daniela Ibarra-Howell


A native Argentinean, born and raised in Buenos Aires, Daniela is an agronomist by profession and holds a MS in Natural Resource Management and Economics. With over 25 years of international experience in ranching, Holistic Management, and collaborative ecosystem restoration programs, Daniela co founded with Allan Savory and other colleagues the Savory Institute in 2009,

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May 14, 2017 / by epicenter / No Comments

Katie Forrest


Katie is the Co-Founder and Chief of EPIC Provisions, a company specializing in creating nutrient dense meat based superfoods. EPIC is the first consumer packaged goods company to successfully scale a “nose to tail” approach to optimizing the use of the whole animal. The brand creates protein bars made from high quality meat, ready to

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May 10, 2017 / by epicenter / No Comments