Calla Rose Ostrander is a strategic advisor, activist, and organizer in the regenerative agriculture movement. She works with communities, businesses, city and state governments, agricultural producers, and philanthropists to catalyze systemic change.
She is currently working to shift the US food system to help rebalance the global carbon cycle through scaling the healthy soils movement in California and the Western United States. Her clients and partners include composters, agricultural producers, advocates, cities, scientists, and John Wick of the Marin Carbon Project. Her work is supported by the philanthropists Jena King, Leonardo DiCaprio, and One Earth.
Prior to agriculture, she worked local in climate policy, leading the climate action plans for both the City and County of San Francisco and Aspen, Colorado. In San Francisco, she helped support the adoption of 100% renewable energy.
After graduating from the University of Puget Sound on a classical cello scholarship, she was a Fellow for the Rocky Mountain Institute. Her work is informed by a BA in International Political Economy, ecological systems theory, and thirteen years of Waldorf education.
She believes in the regenerative power of reciprocal exchange in our relationships with each other and the with the planet.
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