Joe is currently the manager of finance and administration for Land Stewardship Project. In the past, he has worked at The Wedge Co-op in the produce department, was the store’s organic certification coordinator and helped develop farmer relations and consumer education.
Joe also has done food and environmental policy research as an intern for the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy and Land Stewardship Project. He continues to seek out current information on social justice issues.
Joe has been a worker-owner at Equal Exchange Co-op, as well. While working there, he was given the opportunity to develop their fair-trade banana program. Through that experience, he gained a deeper understanding of the challenges and opportunities that are unique to a democratically owned and operated business, here, and around the world.