Food Systems AdvisorCapitol Corridor MCP Cooperative Extension
70 Cottonwood Street
Woodland, CA 95695
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
SpecialtyFood Systems, Community Development, Cooperative Development, Distribution, Processing, Marketing
Areas of Expertise (click to see all ANR academics with this expertise)
- Community Development
- Marketing and Distribution Practices
- Interact With the Media
- Building Regional Markets
- Food System Assessments/Policy
- Urban Agriculture/Local and Regional Food Systems
- Sustainable Food Systems
- 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. Nevada Union. Dec. 16.
ANR Workgroup Associations
- Urban Agriculture - Member