Tiffany Cook

Tiffany Cook Participant: 2021 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Healing her tribe through food justice and environmental advocacy. Region Mohawk Valley, New York Affiliations & Roles Partner & Corn Sister, Three Sisters Sovereignty Project   Tiffany Cook is a grandmother and mother of three. She runs a successful juicing and nutritional support initiative which brings healing through…

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Janet Valenzuela

Janet Valenzuela Participant: 2021 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Bridging food sovereignty and environmental justice issues. Region Los Angeles, California Affiliations & Roles Eco-Mujerista     Janet Valenzuela (She/Her/Hers) is an eco-mujerista from Huntington Park (Southeast Los Angeles) whose work is centered on bridging food sovereignty and environmental justice issues in Los Angeles (occupied Tongva territory) using…

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Aubrey Streit Krug

Aubrey Streit Krug Participant: 2021 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Researching agroecology and expanding people’s relationships with plants with civic science communities. Region Salina, Kansas Affiliations & Roles Teacher Writer Director, Ecosphere Studies Initiative at The Land Institute     Aubrey Streit Krug is a writer, teacher, and researcher who studies stories of relationships between humans and…

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Beth Roach

Beth Roach U.S. Accelerator Program Lead Elizabeth (Beth) Roach is a Co-founder of Alliance of Native Seedkeepers, an organization that was formed to keep ancestral seeds alive and to rebuild culture and food security in native communities. Beth has an extensive background in grants management, conservation, financial management, and organizing. She is also a storyteller…

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Xochitl Bernadette Moreno

Xochitl Bernadette Moreno Participant: 2020 U.S. Grassroots Accelerator Building individual and communal immunity by providing access to essential foods and medicines to all. Region Oakland, California Affiliations & Roles Co-Founder & Co-Director, EFAM (Essential Food and Medicine) Resilient Hub Coordinator, Nor Cal Resilience Network Radio Show Host & Producer, 94.1FM KPFA Pacifia’s La Onda Bajita…

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