More About Kathryn Lyddan
Kathryn works with land trusts, local governments, nonprofits and farmers to conserve farmland, create state and local policies that support urban-edge farming, promote local agriculture and build a sustainable local food system in the San Francisco Bay Area. Since 2003, Kathryn has worked with the Brentwood Agricultural Land Trust to permanently protect Contra Costa farmland and promote local farming through regional marketing and agricultural enterprise zoning. Before joining BALT, Kathryn practiced public finance law for ten years. Kathryn currently serves on Bay Area Open Space Council Advisory Committee and the Harvest Time Board of Directors. She convenes the Bay Area Agricultural Conservationists and is a co-convener of the Contra Costa Food System Alliance. Kathryn was a 2008 Roots of Change fellow and a rural representative on the San Francisco Urban-Rural Roundtable.