Photo Credit: Matika Wilbur

Jessika Greendeer, Seedkeeper and Farm Manager

Jessika is a Ho-Chunk Nation tribal member from Baraboo, WI and a member of the Deer Clan. Jessika is excited to be able to share her lifework of growing and protecting our seed relatives, her desire to regenerate the soils of our Earth, and she is grateful for the opportunity to train and inspire future seed keepers. Jessika has worked as the Agricultural Division Manager for her nation and had previously served as a garden mentor within her Nation’s organic community gardens. She is a U.S. Army combat veteran and completed a Veteran-to-Farmer training program at the Rodale Institute in Pennsylvania.