Rebecca Thistlethwaite is the author of Farms with a Future (Chelsea Green, 2012). She runs Sustain Consulting, which specializes in food and farm issues, working with both nongovernmental organizations and for-profit businesses. Her website is http://rebeccathistlethwaite.com.
Rebecca also operates a small farm and a community farm stand in Oregon with her husband and coauthor, Jim Dunlop, and their daughter, Fiona. They previously owned TLC Ranch in Watsonville, California, where they raised organic, pastured livestock and poultry, selling to direct markets across Northern California.
Rebecca Thistlethwaite will keynote on how to make a small farm successful at the Organic Alberta Conference on February 25-26. Rebecca will also lead a Friday workshop on small-scale pork production. This conference will take place at the Pomeroy Inn; various registration options are available.