Thea Rittenhouse is an Sustainable Agriculture Specialist with NCAT/ATTTRA in Davis and co-owns an organic farm in the Capay Valley. She is a UC Davis graduate with a MS in Community Development and a specialization in Food Systems. For the past ten years she has worked in many capacities with farmers, farmworkers, school garden programs, farm to school programs and community food security projects. She has conducted research and written publications related to food systems and farm labor. She has worked on and run many different types of farms and gardens during her career.