Louis Wertz leads communications and outreach for EcoAgriculture Partners. From humble beginnings as an intern, Lou quickly took on increasing management responsibilities and now oversees the organization’s websites, social media, email communications, media outreach, and publication production. He also co-leads the communications working group of the Landscapes for People, Food and Nature Initiative and coordinates the Initiative’s web presence, media outreach and publication production.
Louis holds a Bachelors of Science in Journalism degree from Northwestern University and a Master’s of Science in World Heritage Studies from the Brandenburg Technical University in Cottbus, Germany, where he focused on integrated landscape management approaches for managing world heritage sites. Before starting at EcoAgriculture Partners, he completed a full season of work on an organic vegetable farm and apple orchard in majestic Mendocino County, California.