Co-owner of Murray Farms, Inc., with his wife Laura, Scott Murray is an organic farming consultant, organic farmer, and sustainable development consultant. He has 42 years of organic agricultural production experience in the United States and Mexico. Scott’s recent projects include the conversion of 4.5 acres of an 11-acre avocado monoculture to a polyculture planting with 2,300 coffee trees. Scott has recently taught organic farming techniques to immigrant farmers from Iraq for the International Rescue Committee and to students at San Diego City College’s Seeds@City training program. He serves as president of the board of directors for Mission Resource Conservation District based in Fallbrook. He has also worked extensively on conservation projects with the National Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) in California and is being certified by the NRCS as an Organic Technical Services provider to work with organic farmers and carbon farming. He specializes in farmland preservation projects utilizing smart growth principles.