Meet Alexis Fujii: A CCOF Foundation Future Organic Farmer

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The Future Organic Farmer Grant winners were judged to have the strongest combination of commitment to leading a lifelong career in organic agriculture, investment and participation in the organic community, and dedication to growing the organic movement. Each grant recipient will receive $2,500 to apply toward their studies in organic agriculture. 

Find out how to apply for your own Future Organic Farmer Grant.

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Alexis Fujii
University of California Davis, Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems – California

Alexis Fujii is in her third year at University of California, Davis majoring in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems. Her dream is to run and own an organic, sustainable farm that provides fresh products to a local community. She would like to be a part of the organic movement in order to improve the environment, global health, and food system.

Alexis is very excited to continue her studies at an amazing agricultural university and learn everything she'll need to know in order to have a successful future. Her future career goals include managing an organic farm and café, ideally on a small-scale organic farm in California or one of the Pacific Northwest states. Alexis aspires to use her future land not only for production, but also for experimentation with various organic and sustainable techniques.

Congratulations Alexis!

Please join us in congratulating the vocational and higher education recipients of the CCOF Foundation’s 2015 Future Organic Farmer Grants.

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