Robert Maggiani

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.

Education:
Bachelors of Business Administration, University of Texas at Austin
Master of Science, Business Administration, University of Texas at Austin

Featured Publications and Presentations:

Drought and Disaster Resources for Texas Producers

Organic Specialty Crop Production in Texas: A Grower’s Handbook

Feasibility Study for a Texas Organic Food Hub

Who are the Organic Farmers in Texas?

 

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