Community Soil Foundation

Co-Founder of Community Soil Foundation

FI JeffJeff Shields

  • For over 4 years, Jeff managed the kitchen garden and 80-acre landscape at Mayacamas Ranch in Calistoga
  • Co-founded Community Soil, an edible/restorative garden design and install business
  • Coordinated community gardens with the San Francisco Department of Public Works — Researched urban forestry with the organization SF Environment
  • Learned and performed natural building at Emerald Earth
  • Taught environmental education with The Center for Social and Environmental Stewardship
  • Former Co-Chair for the Sierra Club Redwood Chapter’s Climate and Energy Division
  • Received Master’s in Public Administration from San Francisco State University
  • Participant in the Leadership Course for Community Gardeners through the Sonoma County Community Garden Network