STAFF

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Lauren E. Augusta Executive Director Oakland, CA lauren@mesaprogram.org With a career devoted to international training and cultural exchange, Lauren served nine years as assistant director at a "conventional" agriculture exchange program before founding MESA. In 1994, Lauren incorporated the Multinational Exchange for Sustainable Agriculture, Inc. (MESA) to promote sustainable farming alternatives throughout the world. Lauren holds a B.A. in Russian Language & Literature from the University of New Hampshire at Durham, which sparked her initial …

Fiscal Sponsorships

M3s4 Events and Conferences

[img_assist|nid=210|title=|desc=|link=none|align=right|width=350|height=222] Over the years MESA has spawned the development and/or continued growth of a number of dynamic sustainable agriculture organizations – such as EcoVida in Riobamba, Ecuador (see below) – through its fiscal sponsorship program. To be eligible for fiscal sponsorship, individuals and organizations need to have an active relationship with MESA either as a Global Partner, Global Partner affiliate, or steward alumni. As a fiscal sponsor, MESA can provide technical assistance, administrative support, and …