Jesse Smith

Jesse is the Director of Land Stewardship for White Buffalo Land Trust and has been working for the past decade to develop a resilient food economy in California’s Central Coastal region. He’s an agricultural producer with a background in communication and industrial design, and has devoted his professional endeavors to agricultural system design and community development to achieve evolutionary change within our food economy and ecology. In addition to his role as Director of Land Stewardship at WBLT, he is a Board Trustee at the Santa Barbara Botanic Gardens, a member of the Santa Barbara Food Action Network, part of the Green America Carbon Farming Innovation Network, and a contracted consultant to the Kiss the Ground Farmland Program.