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Puget Sound Agrarian Commons Advancement and Communications 

Rhys-Thorvald Hansen

Rhys-Thorvald is an artist and facilitator working within the intersections of community care, folk art, food systems and land justice. They live and work on Coast Salish lands along the northwest Washington coast. A long-time food systems advocate, Rhys-Thorvald has worked in a variety of capacities in food systems, including CSA farmer, personal chef, poultry processing, retail food cooperatives, and wholesale market development.  In addition to their work with Agrarian Trust, Rhys-Thorvald works with IndigenEYEZ and KinSHIFT to support settler-Indigenous relationships and reconciliation, as well as Northwest Agriculture Business Center to offer business training and technical assistance to scaling farmers in the Puget Sound region. Rhys lives with their partner, two big dogs, an opinionated cat, and enjoys kayaking, fiber arts, and hanging out with trees.

Email Rhys-Thorvald at rhys [@] agrariantrust.org

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