Meriwether Hardie - At The Epicenter

Biography

Meriwether’s career has focused on climate-smart agriculture, natural resource protection, sustainable community development, wilderness exploration, and the facilitation of innovative landscape approaches to foster carbon sequestration. Meriwether’s passion for food has taken her around the world – from growing up on her family’s farm in Vermont, to working on farms throughout the Northeast, to facilitating training workshops with farmers around the world. After college, Meriwether spent a year as an environmental journalist fellow with Bill McKibben. As a fellow, she traveled to Argentina, bought a horse for $200, and rode from southern Patagonia to Bolivia on horseback and reported on the swiftly changing landscape of Patagonia, specifically the consequences of the competition between traditional agricultural practices and modern land conservation techniques.

Today as Chief of Staff for Bio-Logical Capital, Meriwether focuses her work on developing new models for regenerative agriculture, renewable energy, and climate positive land use strategies. In addition, Meriwether works on recruiting leadership and talent for Bio-Logical Capital and managing investor relations. In her free time, Meriwether can be found somewhere in the mountains, skiing, biking or leading outdoor education courses for the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS).