Travis Marcotte is the executive director of the Intervale Center in Burlington, Vermont. He was born into a family of dairy farmers in Charlotte, Vermont. Prior to joining the Intervale Center, he worked in agriculture and community economic development in Central America and the Caribbean, where he focused on farm viability, food security and national policy in the agricultural sector. With a passion for working landscapes and a love of food, Travis deeply appreciates the opportunities and challenges that face our farms and our food system today. Since joining the Intervale Center over a decade ago, Travis has focused on the power of food to change the world. In 2010, Travis became executive director and directs his energy to deepening the Center’s impact, bringing our model to communities across North America and building a healthy, strong, and sustainable organization that reflects the values of the community food revolution.