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Olivia Henry

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Regional Food Systems Area Advisor
Capitol Corridor MCP Cooperative Extension
70 Cottonwood Street
Woodland, CA 95695 Create VCard

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Solano County
Placer-Nevada Counties



Olivia Henry (she/her) is a UCCE Regional Food Systems Advisor serving Solano, Yolo, Sacramento, Placer and Nevada Counties. She has a master's degree in community development from UC Davis, where she focused on employee- and community-owned enterprises. Olivia's background is in journalism, having worked in communications and outreach roles with the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism, KALW Public Radio, San Francisco Public Press, the Institute for Nonprofit News and Mother Jones. She previously worked on several farms in the Sacramento region, is a candidate California Master Beekeeper and a certified California Naturalist.


M.S. Community Development, University of California, Davis. 2021
B.S. Journalism, Western Washington University. 2013


Food Systems, Community Development, Cooperative Development, Distribution, Processing, Marketing

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  • Henry, Olivia (2024). Permitting a farm stand in Solano County. Capitol Corridor Food Systems. July 18.
  • Henry, Olivia (2023). Nevada Co. Food Policy Council to focus on local food in schools, hospitals. The Union. Nov. 22.
  • Henry, Olivia (2023). UCCE visits UC Davis food processing facilities. Sacramento Food Systems. Nov. 7.
  • Henry, Olivia (2022). Lack of meat processing plants hurts Nevada County agriculture, economy. YubaNet. Dec. 7.
  • Henry, Olivia (2022). Lack of meat processing plants hurts Nevada County agriculture, economy. The Union. Dec. 16.

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