Jon Eldon (firstname.lastname@example.org) is an agricultural ecologist with an interest in ecosystem management, soil fertility, and farmer adaptation. He has worked in agricultural systems in West Africa, the South Pacific, and the United States. He received an MS from the University of Hawaii and a PhD from the University of California–Santa Cruz, and is currently a lecturer in environmental studies at the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University.
Jodee Ellett (email@example.com) leads the Community Engagement element of our project in Indiana working to enhance partnerships with communities as they address food system issues. Her asset-based community development approach involves communities in the exploration of ideas and opportunities in the food system and provides ongoing support in sustainable food systems science. Jodee steers the Indiana Food Council Network, supporting our grassroots community food system councils and is working with farmers and buyers to build an Indiana Value Chain Network. Jodee earned a BA in Botany from the University of Montana and an MS in Plant Biology from the University of California, Davis.