Marcia has 25 years of experience managing biological agriculture projects and has a deep understanding of what it takes to keep farmers profitable and on the land. With a Master’s Degree in business and an undergraduate degree in agriculture, Marcia has spent the last 20 years working with farmers on environmental and sustainability issues. Marcia was a family farmer in California’s Sacramento Valley for 7 years and was formerly Program Manager of the Community Alliance with Family Farmers’ (CAFF) successful Biologically Integrated Orchard Systems program. She has been managing SCP’s Cleaner Cotton™ program since 2002. In 2010, her Biological Agriculture program team earned an IPM Innovator Award from the California Department of Pesticide Regulation. She maintains direct working relationships with Cleaner Cotton™ program growers, understands their issues and needs, and serves as the science-based link from the field to the market.