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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