Steven Tolpinrud

Steven TolpinrudSteven Tolpinrud

Steven Tolpinrud is passionate about agroecology and has proven to be a strong leader in helping to establish agroecology programs in Colombia – Seeds of Nourishment – and in Guatemala – Guatemala Agroecology Project – a project using Campesino-a-Campesino methodology to create food security for many Mayan communities. He has worked on several organic farms in the U.S. and is considered by many to be a Master Gardener. Steven earned his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Utah in Environmental Studies and graduated from the Center for Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems program at the University of California at Santa Cruz. He holds dual Master of Arts degrees from American University and Peace University (Costa Rica) in Natural Resources and Sustainable Development.