Ali Long is a mother, conservationist, impact investor, president & trustee of The Springcreek Foundation (TSF), and a passionate food system reformist. In these various capacities, Ali integrates social mindedness and environmental awareness, ever cognizant of the legacy and responsibility that we will leave to our children. TSF aspires to strengthen our community through individual and collaborative grants and investments; collaborative investments foster the transition to a conservation economy, with a focus on sustainable food systems. Ali has been committed, professionally and personally, to philanthropy promotion and education since 1996; to impact investment as a vehicle to achieve a balanced global economy since 2006; and to local, regional and global food system reform since 2009.
Stacy Whitman has 20-plus years of experience as a writer, editor and communications professional. As a freelance writer, she published dozens of articles about food and nutrition in top magazines and has ghostwritten four books for internationally renowned health and fitness experts. In recent years, she has turned her attention to digital journalism and social media. In 2012, she started a blog about improving the school food environment that led to connections with organizations and individuals at the forefront of school food and food system reform. A mother of three, Stacy is passionate about food and food education, especially when it comes to children—our future.