Jessie Deelo, Founder
Jessie Deelo brings diverse experience as a strategist and implementer for sustainable food and farm systems. With a focus on impact and sustainability metrics, supply chain and sourcing strategy, farm operations and industry research, she delivers results, she works across all sectors of agriculture. Her well-cultivated network across the entire supply chain is unique and powerful – Jessie connects the dots leading to opportunities that benefit all.
She has been a commercial farmer, Extension researcher, and director for ag industry and service providers’ networks. Not to mention a farmers’ market manager, a seed certification inspector, mentor to beginning farmers, a teacher and a basketball coach.
Jessie earned her MS in International Agricultural Development from the University of California-Davis and BA in Geography and Environmental Studies from University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Jessie lives in Jamaica Plain, MA with her husband and two kids.
I serve clients from across the agricultural value chain. From retailers, brands, and investors, to farmers and producers, to food and feed manufacturers, to non-profit organizations and government agencies, I am fortunate to work with companies and people who are passionate about advancing agriculture.
CLIENTS & PROJECTS
Clients and projects include:
Unilever, North America Sustainable Dairy
Pipeline Foods, Ag Impact Team
Fuld + Co., biological inputs research
Agromeris, organic animal proteins industry research and analysis
Applegate Farms, Non-GMO Project Verification
PepsiCo and Sustainable Food Lab, PepsiCo’s Sustainable Farming Initiative
Market Analysis for Vermont Non-GMO Dairy Farmers
Green America, Non-GMO Supply Working Group