Sam Blomquist is the Food & Agriculture Program Director at Prospera. Sam has spent the past fifteen years working in the food and agriculture sector in the Gallatin Valley and throughout Montana. She has been involved in a diversity of projects from launching successful food and agriculture businesses; providing technical assistance training to value-added food enterprises; working to expand local food procurement in institutions; and numerous collaborative efforts aimed at growing a robust community food system.
Sam is a member of the steering committee for Open & Local (a coalition working to strengthen the community food systems of the Gallatin Valley), a Board member of the Red Ants Pants Foundation, Chair of her children's PTA, a volunteer mountain bike coach, and in her spare time, manages the gardens at a local elementary school.
She holds a B.S. from University of Montana in Resource Conservation and a M.S. from Montana State University in Sustainable Food Systems and is a Registered Dietitian. Sam believes deeply in the connection between food, agriculture, economic vitality, and community and is delighted to be part of the Prospera team.Back to Staff