Calla Rose Ostrander is a Strategic Advisor to individuals and organizations dedicated to the well-being of people and planet. She specializes in climate change and agricultural policy, science communications and movement building. She has worked to support the advancement of carbon farming, compost production and climate-beneficial material economies in California, Colorado, New Mexico, Montana and Texas. Calla Rose has supported the successful scaling of regenerative agriculture to the state scale through strategic organization, economic development, local and state policy, and communications, building on the model offered by the Marin Carbon Project. Prior to her work in agriculture, she served as the Climate Change Projects Manager for the City & County of San Francisco, was Climate Coordinator for the Canary Initiative at the City of Aspen, and the Communications & Development Fellow for Rocky Mountain Institute.
Calla Rose was born in Tucson AZ and grew up in the Rocky Mountain West. She holds a degree in International Political Economy from the University of Puget Sound where she interned in the field of ecological economics with Seattle based Earth Economics.