Sage Saffran currently serves as Manager of Sustainability Initiatives at NMPF. She works on the National Dairy FARM Program’s Environmental Stewardship and Workforce Development pillars. During her tenure at NMPF, Saffran has managed FARM Program implementation, resource development and stakeholder engagement for both program areas.
Prior to joining NMPF in February 2021, Saffran was the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture Policy Intern, covering food systems, plant agriculture and natural resources policy. She also worked as the Food Export Northeast Intern at the Connecticut Department of Agriculture to implement USDA MAP funding, promoting small businesses, farmers markets and state fairs. Saffran graduated the University of Connecticut in May 2020. She grew up in a small town in Connecticut and currently resides in Arlington, VA.