Slow Food San Diego
Scott A. Murray, an organic farmer for 32 years, was a delegate to the 2004 and 2006 Terra Madre conferences in Turin, Italy. As agriculture program director and teacher at San Pasqual Academy for Foster Teens, he created the school’s Organic and Sustainable farm project with funding from Slow Food San Diego’s 2005 and 2006 annual Orfila fundraising events and other sources. Scott consults on the conversion of chemically managed farms to Organic and Sustainable agricultural practices. He participates in the MESA international sustainable agriculture training program, with farmers from Peru , Thailand , Bolivia , Ecuador , Kenya and France working on the Academy farm. Scott serves on the board of the South Coast Resource Conservation & Development Council, the California Association of Resource Conservation and Development and is board President of the Mission Resource Conservation District which protects and conserves the natural resources of North San Diego County.