Elisabeth is a Senior Program Associate on the Resilient Agriculture and Ecosystems team. She first became interested in regenerative agriculture and resilient food systems while taking animal science classes at the University of Tennessee and later working as dairy manager for an 80-cow grass-fed dairy and processing plant in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. Elisabeth specializes in understanding and documenting the environmental and economic impacts of regenerative practices. She holds an M.S. in Agriculture, Food, and Environment with a specialization in spatial analysis from Tufts University and a B.A. in Animal Agriculture and Food Security, a self-designed major, from the University of Tennessee.