Community Agriculture Program and Design Manager
Jennifer York is the Leichtag Foundation’s Community Agriculture Program and Design Manager where she is responsible for producing client facing farm programs and design presentations as well as serving in a thought leadership role on behalf of Leichtag Foundation through its recent acquisition of Farmer D Consulting.
Jennifer most recently served as the Natural Product Development Manager and Wellness Designer for Viridian. In this role, she designed lifestyle wellness programs, natural skin care products, and herbal farms for sustainable communities and resorts. Previously, she was the RN Manager for Prime Wellness Center in Solana Beach, where she worked with a team of naturopathic doctors to help patients reach their wellness goals through custom, cutting-edge natural treatments.
Jennifer holds a B.S. in Herbal Sciences from Bastyr University in WA, a M.S. in Regenerative Studies from Cal Poly Pomona, and a M.S. in Nursing Education from United States University. She is passionate about designing communities, farms, and gardens that support the health and well-being of people and the environment.
Here, we will discuss how the next frontier in urban planning brings working farms to our agrihoods, and compare and contrast new ideas for integrating agriculture into modern American communities.