Susan Futrell has been involved in food and sustainable agriculture for over 30 years, with 25 years in distribution, sales and marketing. She previously served as Director of Marketing for Blooming Prairie Warehouse, a Midwest organic and natural foods wholesale cooperative. Sue served as Director of Marketing of Red Tomato for over a decade, where her strong relationships with farmers help drive our strategy and our Eco certification program. In January of 2022 Sue transition to the role of Special Projects Director.
Sue received an MFA in nonfiction writing from the University of Iowa and also works as a freelance writer, essayist and consultant. She is the author of Good Apples – Behind Every Bite, a non-fiction introspective into commercial apple production.
Sue divides her time between Massachusetts and Iowa, where she lives with her husband, Will, two cats and a tiny garden.