Consulting

My consulting business, Sustain Consulting, provides a multitude of services to NGOs and for-profit businesses in the food and agricultural sector. I focus on getting to the source of problems and creative, inclusive problem-solving. Sustainability and a commitment to ethics are my overarching goals for all of my clients. Since 2008, my consulting services have included:

  • Grant Research and Writing
  • Sustainability Planning: Baseline Analysis, Goal Setting, Prioritization, & Implementation
  • Operational Efficiency and LEAN Strategizing
  • Innovative Marketing and Relationship-Building
  • Creative Financing for Start-Ups and Growth
  • Financial Performance Analysis and Cost Containment Strategies
  • Natural Resources Mapping and Conservation Planning
  • Animal Welfare, Production, and Direct Marketing of Animal Products
  • Social & Environmental Metrics, Certification, & Continual Improvements

Paid and pro-bono clients have included:

Michael Fields Agricultural Institute

Wild Farm Alliance

Vasquez Farms

Surfside Chickens

Relly Bub Farm

Fair Food Farm

Dey Dey Ranch (Dey Dey’s Best Beef)

Soul Food Farm

Columbia Gorge Organics

Sunbow Farm

Omeg Orchards

Sunnybrook Farm

I welcome new clients and look forward to discussing your needs and ideas with you. Please email sustainconsulting (at) yahoo.com or call me at (831) 682-6812 with your ideas. My sliding scale rates vary by customer and business size, usually $35-$75/hour.

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  1. Pingback: Rebecca Thistlewaite / Farm Consultant and Freelance Writer / Sustain Consulting « Good Food Jobs

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