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"Jennifer jumps in with both feet to challenges big and small. She is one of the most effective people I've ever worked with, from project management to partnership development, to grant writing and media relations. She functions equally well at the 30,000 foot level as the ground level, knowing when to focus on the big picture or nuts and bolts of an issue. She knows how to move projects forward, ask the right questions, and synthesize information, all in a very personable and professional way."

Nancy Creamer, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Environmental Farming Systems
North Carolina State University

About Curtis Consulting


Since 1986, Jennifer Curtis has been working to improve the sustainability of food and farming systems. Jennifer is dedicated to facilitating change from the ground up—developing applied tools and programs to address agriculture’s economic and environmental challenges.

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In 2001, she founded Curtis Consulting, Inc. to provide strategic and technical services to clients interested in improving agricultural sustainability. Curtis Consulting works with its clients to assess needs and opportunities, develop partnerships & resources, design and manage projects, and document results.

Curtis Consulting’s clients typically include land-grant universities, food and agricultural companies, and nonprofit organizations. Current and recent clients include the Center for Environmental Farming Systems, Gerber Products Company, the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives, the Natural Resources Defense Council, North Carolina State University, Self-Help Credit Union, and the World Wildlife Fund.

The author of many publications, Jennifer Curtis holds a Master of Science in Environmental Management & Policy from the Department of Environmental Sciences & Engineering, School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. Her service on advisory boards and committees includes the California Department of Environmental Protection, Pesticide Action Network North America (PANNA), North Carolina State University Center for IPM, Northwest Coalition for Alternatives to Pesticides, United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) and the University of California. In addition, Jennifer spent eight years as a Senior Research Associate for the Natural Resources Defense Council.

Jennifer lives in Carrboro, North Carolina with her husband and daughter. In addition to her work, she enjoys sharing meals with family & friends, reading novels, gardening, musical theatre, and any sport that gets her in or on the water.