David LeZaks, Ph.D.

David LeZaks, Ph.D.

Croatan Institute senior fellow

Before joining the Croatan Institute, LeZaks led the Regenerative Food Systems initiative at the Delta Institute in Chicago, where he managed projects that focused on the design and deployment of disruptive mechanisms to unlock substantial capital flows into regenerative agriculture. He serves in advisory roles to Mad Agriculture, the Savanna Institute, Nourishn, Council of Development Finance Agencies’ Food Systems Finance Advisory Council, and the Transformational Investing in Food Systems initiative, an allied initiative of the Global Alliance for the Future of Food.

Resilience from farm to plate

The COVID-19 pandemic revealed vulnerabilities in our food system. Find out how health care workers can take action to ensure our food system is resilient in the face of future crises. Hear from hospital food and sustainable agriculture experts on how resiliency strategies: combat climate change while protecting food security. sequesters carbon while making our […]