Leah Mayor Principal, Taking Root

Leah Mayor, Ph.D. is committed to building healthy and enduring communities. She brings extensive background in education and community development to variety of sustainability initiatives with a special focus on food and agricultural systems.

Recognizing the many connections between food, environment, people, and culture, Dr. Mayor’s work leverages the enthusiasm of a growing local foods movement to protect farmland, natural heritage, artisanal traditions, and our cherished ways of life.

She is founder and Principal of Taking Root, a small eco-tourism initiative devoted to stimulating local economies, building community viability and celebrating our connections to food and culinary history.

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