Linley Dixon is Farm and Food Policy Analyst at The Cornucopia Institute. She owns a vegetable farm (marketing through a CSA, farm to school, and at farmers markets) in Durango, Colo., with her husband and 4‑year-old daughter. Prior to farming, she spent 15 years studying the impact of farm diversity on plant disease levels. She holds a Ph.D. in Plant Pathology from the University of Florida and a Master’s in Plant and Soil Science through West Virginia University’s Organic Farm Project.
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