Brian Snyder is Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture (PASA) and also the FoodRoutes Network LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of PASA that runs the Buy Fresh Buy Local program nationally. PASA is one of the largest sustainable farming organizations in the country, with over 6,000 mostly farmer members and more than 30,000 total participants. He also serves currently as President of the Pennsylvania State Council of Farm Organizations, which represents the entire agricultural community in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Brian holds two masters degrees, from Harvard (Theological Studies) and UMass/Amherst (Business Administration), and serves on a variety of boards and other task forces around the state and country. His after-hours passions are gardening, cooking and writing, and he maintains a personal blog called Write to Farm, which can be found at