José López GanemNew York Program Specialist
Jose joined American Farmland Trust in November 2022. He supports the New York Regional Office as a Program Specialists focusing on Latin American farming and producer needs. Hailing from Mexico City, Jose has spent the last ten years in various corners of the American Union. He earned his bachelor’s degree at the Culinary Institute of America and his master’s degree at Boston University. Along his work at AFT New York, Jose teaches in higher education and supports his peers in the cacao and chocolate industry.