Michael Roberts – Manager of Ecological Agriculture, 11th Hour Project
Michael is a Manager for the Ecological Agriculture team of The 11th Hour Project, a program of The Schmidt Family Foundation. Michael finds creative ways to support regional food systems while also tackling community development, climate resilience, and economic and social justice. Michael holds an MSc in Environment and Sustainable Development from University College London’s Bartlett Development Planning Unit. He currently lives in Oakland, CA where he grows protein and vegetables aquaponically, raises chickens, and dabbles in various forms of fermentation.