Eric Holt-Gimenez

Executive Director of Food First

Eric Holt Gimenez, Ph.D. is the Executive Director of Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy ( He is an agroecologist, researcher, lecturer and author of several books, dozens of academic articles and far too many blogs, Eric spent half of his professional life in the field, working with farmers in the US and Latin America. He now lives in Sonoma County, CA, close to the dairy farms where he was raised.