Laura BarleyAg Viability Program Manager
Laura conducts research and policy analysis surrounding economic and demographic trends in farming. She is working on developing an index for regional agricultural viability in the Northeast and supporting analysis for AFT’s national Farms Under Threat initiative. Laura has farmed in Santa Barbara, managed farmers markets in Boston, and worked in the Midwest as a research analyst with Organic Valley CROPP Cooperative. She received a Masters of Science from the Tufts Agriculture, Food, and Environment program, and a Bachelor of Science in Zoology from UC Santa Barbara.