Eli Zigas manages SPUR’s work on urban agriculture, regional foodshed planning, and creating a vibrant, accessible food system in the Bay Area.
Prior to working at SPUR, Eli was program manager for DC Vote, an education and advocacy non-profit organization in Washington, D.C. Earlier, Eli was the communications manager for the Udall Legacy Bus Tour, a cross-country biodiesel bus tour promoting public service on environmental and Native American issues. A native of Washington, D.C., Eli made his way to San Francisco via Iowa, where he earned his B.A. in policy studies from Grinnell College. He is an active member of the San Francisco Urban Agriculture Alliance.