Connor Stedman, MS, is an ecological designer, farm planner, and climate educator based in western Massachusetts and the Hudson Valley. He has spent more than a decade supporting farm businesses to successfully adopt industry-leading carbon farming strategies, and works with communities to understand their ecological context and build resilience for the era of climate change. Stedman speaks and teaches widely and is an affiliate instructor with the University of Vermont's innovative Leadership for Sustainability graduate program. He has served as lead faculty for the Omega Center for Sustainable Living's Ecological Literacy Immersion Program (ELIP) since 2016.