Originally from Texas, Elizabeth received her M.S. in Agriculture and Environmental Sciences from Tarleton State University. She then spent a year at the ECHO Global Farm and Seedbank in Florida learning tropical agriculture and community development practices. From there she worked in their Thailand office to coordinate and promote a regional conference, interacting with farmers across SE Asia. She also managed an urban garden at a south Dallas drug rehabilitation facility. She enjoys supporting organic operations as they impact ecosystems and businesses for the better. Outside of work, she loves to bake and go on adventures with her husband.