Guest Profile

Linda Neunzig

Linda Neunzig is the owner of Ninety Farms, a 50-acre sustainable farm in Arlington Washington. There she raises all natural grass-fed USDA beef and Katahdin lamb for Seattle area restaurants and local farmers markets.

Linda has attended "Terra Madre" in Turin, Italy three times as a US delegate for Slow Food USA. Linda was also one of five farmers chosen from across the United States to represent the American Farmer at the New York City Meals On Wheels benefit in July of 2008 and was featured in Gourmet Magazine as one of the producers. In 2008 Linda was awarded the "Women Who Inspire" award by the National Women's Chef and Restauranteurs Association for her work in Agriculture.

Farming is not Linda's only profession; she is also the Agriculture Coordinator for Snohomish County. There she is a part of the county's Economic Development Division providing assistance to farmers as well as leading the Snohomish County Focus on Farming conference, the Agriculture Sustainability project, the counties centennial farms project, a first ever Western Washington wine competition at the Evergreen State Fair, leading the creation of a year-round farmers market and food hub as well as many other agriculture-related projects.