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 present at the Oregon Mother Earth News Fair, which will take place June 4-5 at the Linn County Expo Center in Albany, OR. Weekend passes to the conference are $30, and can be pre-ordered.
On Saturday, Rebecca will lead a workshop on business essentials for the pastured meat farmer from 10:00-11:00 AM on the Livestock Conservancy Stage.