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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
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Also in:
Solano County
Placer-Nevada Counties

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Biography

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.

Education

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

Specialty

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

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Bibliography

Non-Peer Reviewed

  • Henry, Olivia (2023). Nevada Co. Food Policy Council to focus on local food in schools, hospitals. The Union. Nov. 22. https://www.theunion.com/lifestyles/nevada-co-food-policy-council-to-focus-on-local-food-in-schools-hospitals/article_b3060c7e-8893-11ee-86f8-f3dec6dd67a9.html
  • Henry, Olivia (2022). Lack of meat processing plants hurts Nevada County agriculture, economy. YubaNet. Dec. 7. https://yubanet.com/regional/lack-of-meat-processing-plants-hurts-nevada-county-agriculture-economy/
  • Henry, Olivia (2022). Lack of meat processing plants hurts Nevada County agriculture, economy. The Union. Dec. 16. https://www.theunion.com/lifestyles/farm-to-table/lack-of-meat-processing-plants-hurts-nevada-county-agriculture-economy/article_4a081173-36eb-5439-8aed-6127bf823c2f.html

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