Sustainable Agriculture Specialist
Southwest Regional Office
Topic Areas: Business Planning and Marketing, Crops, Organic Crops, Food Equity, Local Foods, Policy
Specific Areas of Expertise: Food hubs, business planning, enterprise budgeting, fresh produce pricing research
Robert Maggiani was an organic vegetable grower in Texas and Mexico. He has given presentations at hundreds of workshops and conferences about the production and marketing of agricultural products in Texas, other U.S. states, and Mexico. At the National Center for Appropriate Technology, his work focuses on food systems development, training farmers and ranchers to be wholesale-ready to sell to restaurants, schools, and other institutions.
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, University of Texas at Austin
Master of Science in Business Administration, University of Texas at Austin