Ann Marie Rubin, JD
Project Manager, Agrarian Trust
Ann Marie Rubin is the project manager of the Agrarian Trust, a project of the Schumacher Center for New Economics. With a community land trust model at heart, Agrarian Trust aims to build a national farmland trust to move farmland into the hands of next-generation sustainable farmers, rebuild a regional food economy, and ensure affordable and secure land tenure to those who will grow our food. Ann Marie is an experienced environmental advocate and leader with a J.D. in environmental law from Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon. Her experience includes legal and policy work national environmental organizations including the Environmental Integrity Project in Washington DC, the Center for Food Safety in San Francisco, and Earthrise Law Center in Portland, Oregon. She earned her undergraduate degree in English and Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia. Influenced by the agrarian ideals of Thomas Jefferson, Ann Marie’s work has focused on understanding agriculture as the top anthropogenic driver of environmental change, and as such, advocating for appropriate reform.