Sarah Wentzel-Fisher

Executive Director , Quiviria Coalition
Santa Fe, NM

  • Food and Agriculture
  • Small Business Development

About Sarah

Sarah Wentzel-Fisher is the executive director of the Quivira Coalition, a nonprofit that builds soil, biodiversity, and resilience on western working lands. She has worked in food and agriculture planning for the past eight years with a focus on supporting young and beginning farmers and ranchers. She was the editor of Edible Santa Fe from 2011 to 2017. From 2013 to 2015 she worked for the National Young Farmers Coalition as an organizer and is currently the board president of the Rio Grande Agricultural Land Trust. She is a committed champion of the local food movement and of resilient agriculture demonstrated by her work with La Montanita Co-op, New Mexico’s longest running and largest member Co-op; by co-founding the Albuquerque Grower’s Alliance; and through her graduate research in small-scale agriculture in the region.