Jenn has been passionate about the systemic transformation possible through nature and place based education for decades, and is excited to be part of the Ag in the Classroom team! As a proud resident and parent of El Dorado County for 10 years, she is interconnected with the local food systems, people and wild places. Jen is a leadership coach and intuitive consultant for professional women in positive changemaking industries through her consulting business. Her background and passions intersect with permaculture, social justice, conscious marketing, community building and healing arts. She has co-directed an alternative medical clinic, hosted online educational shows, mentored high level executives and entrepreneurs, hosted women’s retreats and workshops, run Rites of Passage, collaborated with non-profits and successfully run multiple businesses. She is a mother of a wonderful teen, committed auntie, writer, dancer, community weaver and nature wanderer. You can find her at an EDHS basketball game, chasing butterflies with her nieces or wandering by the American river.
Born and raised in El Dorado County, Britney grew up as a member of the Shingle Springers 4-H and later served as Vice President of Ponderosa FFA. She raised livestock including dairy goats, market goats and hogs. She also showed cutting horses throughout high school and college. She graduated from Ponderosa High School in Shingle Springs and received her Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus on Elementary Education from National University.
Britney worked for Farm Bureau and Ag in the Classroom since 2007. She has worked for the El Dorado County Farm Bureau and El Dorado Ag in the Classroom as well as the California Farm Bureau and California Ag in the Classroom Foundation. In 2014, Britney continued to pursue her passion of agricultural education at Green Valley Elementary School as the Garden Coordinator.
Britney has settled down in Placerville with her husband, 3 daughters and small farm.
Britney coordinates Ag in the Classroom’s Farm Days.