Emily Brooks is the revolutionary new face of the local food and sustainable agriculture movements. Founder of Edibles Advocate Alliance, Emily nurtures social entrepreneurs who support local agriculture, sustainable farming, and sustainable food systems, and passionately believes in changing the social norm towards agricultural sustainability and development through education and coalition building.

She is the author of FARMER & FEAST Connecticut, the creator of Shared Harvest CT, and is a regular "local food & sustainability expert" on the Colin McEnroe Show.

Emily Brooks specializes in Entrepreneurial Training, Workplace & Community Sustainability Programming, and Corporate Sustainability & Environmental Education. She is a certified partner of NxLevel and HubSpot, and is a consultant for Coleman Research Group, Gerson Lehrman Group, and Guidepoint Global Advisors.

Emily Brooks graduated from Ripon College, Ripon, WI, with a degree in Chemistry-Biology in 1997. She graduated from Fox Valley Technical College with a degree in Culinary Arts December 2003 and from Clayton College with a Masters degree in Holistic Nutrition. She is currently working on her PhD degree for Holistic Nutrition and ND License at Clayton College. Emily's diverse educational background allows her to effectively analyze all aspects of new development needs, effectively create and manage strong, yet diverse coalitions, and ultimately create the right project solutions by creating sustainable and progressive organizational systems.

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Listing last updated on Apr 5, 2010

Emily Brooks is the innovative impetus behind Shared Harvest CT is a website that focuses on locally produced foods in a buy/sell/trade/barter/donate platform while allowing for the donation of food to those in need. Shared Harvest CT is a state-wide food distribution system.

As one of the many pieces of the puzzle, work directly with organizations like Local Harvest to create a multifaceted interactive web platform. Want to learn more? Want a Shared Harvest where YOU live? Contact us!

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