Diego Ortiz

Food and Agriculture Program Coordinator

Policy

(408) 638-9017

Diego Ortiz coordinates implementation of SPUR's Santa Clara County Healthy Food Incentive Grocery Project in San Jose and Gilroy. He also helps advance other initiatives of our Food and Agriculture Program, including organizing public events related to food systems.

In addition, Diego currently works as a nutrition education and food access advocate for the nonprofit organization Fresh Approach. He has worked with the University of California Cooperative Extension as an urban agriculture coordinator, agricultural technician and research assistant. He graduated with a B.S. in global environmental policy from Sonoma State University in 2012.