Know Your Farmer

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Caitlin Hachmyer founded Red H Farm in 2009. With an undergraduate degree in Anthropology and Conservation Resource Studies from the University of California, Berkeley and a graduate degree in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning from Tufts University, her work on the ground is complimented by research, writing, teaching, and activism. In addition to building an agroecological farm landscape, she is a contract researcher and writer for the Institute for Food and Development Policy/Food First, a member of the Sonoma County Food Systems Alliance, an advisory board member at Petaluma Bounty, adjunct faculty (teaching Agroecology) at Sonoma State University and the director of the project Foundations and the Future: Celebrating Women’s Leadership in the Food Movement.  In 2016 she was acknowledged by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation’s through their Agroecology Knowledge Hub and by American Farmland Trust’s Profiles in Stewardship project for her leadership in agroecological farming. Caiti is a published writer, having contributed chapters to two separate books in 2017 – “Notes from a New Farmer: Rent Culture, Insecurity and the Need for Change,” in Land Justice: Re-imagining Food, Land and the Commons in the United States (Food First Books) and “The Role of Land Rights in Social Transformation: Stories from Boston and Philadelphia” in Public Policies for Food Sovereignty: Social Movements and the State (Routledge). Caiti has been interviewed for radio shows, podcasts, magazines and newspaper articles and has presented at academic conferences and community events across the country – she is available to speak on a wide range of issues from land rights to urban agriculture…just get in touch!