Jill Clapperton

Jill Clapperton

2020

Jill Clapperton PhD is the Principal Scientist and CEO of Rhizoterra Inc, she is an internationally recognised educator on how to create and maintain healthy productive soils that produce tasty nutrient dense food. Jill has a PhD in Plant Ecophysiology, and worked as the Rhizosphere Ecologist for Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada for 16 years before founding Rhizoterra Inc (a USA based company).  Jill also sits as a board member for the Pacific Northwest Direct Seed Association coordinating the Farmed Smart regenerative agriculture verifying program in partnership with the Washington State Department of Ecology- a program created by farmers for farmers to comply with environmental and consumer regulations.  Rhizoterra is a partner in Our Grounded Growth, Open Teams and the Real Food Campaign supporting the development of- and adapting- new technologies that build transparency into our ecosystem services and food supply chains. We know that healthy soils diversify and regenerate essential ecosystem services; improving air and water quality, the health of ourselves and our animals, and so much more.

Rhizoterra Inc is an international food security consulting company helping people, organisations, and corporations create healthy productive soils that grow tasty nutrient dense food in a way that honours the farming culture and regenerates environmental integrity.