Green Festival Speakers
Boyd directs Angelic Organics Learning Center's Urban Initiative in Chicago, helping people in Chicago neighborhoods plan and install food production sites, and learn skills for growing good food in the city. She moderates the Chicago Chicken Enthusiasts Google group, and serves on steering committees of the Advocates of Urban Agriculture (AUA) and Chicago Food Policy Advisory Council (CFPAC).
Boyd has worked in farming and organic and urban gardening since 1989 including at the Community Farm of Ann Arbor, the Soo Line Community Garden in Minneapolis, UCSanta Cruz's Farm ; Garden and The Food Project in Boston, before joining the Learning Center in 2005. Boyd's graduate studies at UWMadison combined public health, land resources management, and community development. Boyd is certified in Zen shiatsu and lives on Chicago's southside.