Katie Hastings

Wales Coordinator, Gaia Foundation

Katie Hastings is the Wales Coordinator for the Gaia Foundation’s Seed Sovereignty Programme.

As part of the role she works with vegetable and grain producers to increase their knowledge of seed production and their access to genetically diverse seeds. She is the Director of a community food organisation in Mid Wales called Mach Maethlon, where she runs a farm start training programme and works with businesses to increase the amount of locally produced food they are buying. Katie also grows wheat and oats as part of the Machynlleth Grain Growers and has produced vegetables for many years.