Ricardo Alvarez

Mr. Alvarez brings more than a decade of experience in sustainable agriculture development to the administration.  Most recently he has served as a consultant, working with minority agricultural producers and ranchers to implement stronger farm management and conservation practices, and farm-to-fork relations.  He began his career as an agricultural project manager in the U.S. Peace Corps implementing sustainability projects.  Mr. Alvarez has worked on agricultural issues across the world, from West Africa to various regions of the United States, helping to advance sustainable farming practices, increase self-sufficient food production, and tackling issues such as women’s empowerment, soil erosion and more.