Brenda Book

With the Washington State Department of Agriculture’s Organic Program since 2002, Brenda Book oversees all aspects of the agency’s organic services and staff. A native of Central Iowa, Brenda grew up on her family’s third generation farm and has been involved in the organic industry since 1996 as farmer, researcher, retail produce manager, farmers market manager, and organic certifier. In addition to managing the WSDA Organic Program, Brenda has served on numerous regional and national committees focused on food systems and organic production.