John Roulac

John W. Roulac is the founder and CEO of Nutiva, the world’s leading organic superfoods brand of hemp, coconut, chia, and red palm.

John founded Nutiva in 1999 with a mission to nourish people and planet. In 2002 Nutiva along with the HIA, Dr Bronners and Nature Path sued the U.S. DEA in the 9th Circuit leading to a successful ruling in 2004 that cleared the way for hemp foods to be legally sold and consumed.

He helped jumpstart the modern home-composting movement in the early 1990s and has written four books on environmental topics that have combined sales of over one million copies.

A longtime advocate for healthy people and ecosystems, John has founded 5 nonprofit ecological groups. In the fall of 2012 John founded GMO Inside, a group dedicated to educating people on the dangers of GMO foods. Nutiva via its 1% of sales program has donated over $4M to groups promoting sustainable ag including VoteHemp and the HIA. John is also co-producer of the Kiss the Ground movie scheduled for a 2018 release. To learn more about John;s work visit http://johnroulac.com

2017 Workshop: Ocean Farming & Restoration