California Department of Food and Agriculture


Nancy Casady, Public Member (Consumer)

Term Expires: January 2020

Marvin A. Meyers

Nancy Casady has been the General Manager of Ocean Beach People’s Organic Food Market since 1997. Owned by 14,000 families, the market has been in existence 40 years. Casady served as the Vice President of the National Cooperative Grocers Association and as a member of the national Co-op Development Cooperative during 2007-2011. She is a founding member of the Wild Willow Sustainable Farming Education Center, a working farm in San Diego directed toward training young farmers and providing hands-on growing experiences for students K through 8th grade.