Kristen Efurd Osgood leads the Partnership for Ag Resource Management collaboration and regenerative agriculture efforts at the IPM Institute of North America as the Strategy and Business Development Manager, where she is utilizing collaborative research and education for ecosystem restoration through agriculture-based value webs. Kristen’s expertise spans sustainable food and farming, zero waste, circular economy, and regenerative strategy. Growing up on an industrial farm in rural Arkansas, she experienced first-hand the challenges many farm families face. This experience anchored her passion for sustainable food, farming, and rural livelihood creation. Kristen has completed training in regenerative design and development through Regenesis Institute, regenerative organizations through nRhythm, and ecological outcome verification through Savory Global Hub, UVE. Kristen’s hobbies include yoga, reading, herbalism, and spending time with her dog and two chickens.