Betsy Garrold


Betsy homesteads in Knox, Maine, is a worker-owner member on the Board of Fedco Seeds, and serves as President of the Board of Directors of Food for Maine’s Future. FMF is working to build solidarity and alliances between rural people in Maine and around the world, pushing the local foods movement to address issues like land reform, food sovereignty , and political organizing against the well-funded agribusiness lobby. Among other issues, Betsy has fought on behalf of local food ordinances, a constitutional right to food, and labeling GMO foods.