Carle Brinkman is an Agricultural Marketing Specialist. She has nearly 20 years of experience developing and growing local food system programs in a non-profit setting, and advocating for policies that support broader change in the San Francisco Bay Area, California and nationwide. She also served on the Ecological Farming Association Board of Directors for four years. She was named a Community Alliance with Family Farmers (CAFF) 2021 California Food & Farming Champion. In her free time Carle enjoys time in nature, meditation, and dancing.