Tonya Antle

by bcole

tonya_antleTonya has been a driving force in the produce industry for over past thirty years. During her career, she was recognized as a top spokesperson and a true trailblazer for the organic produce segment, helping to propel organic produce from the fringe to mainstream mass-market retailing. Tonya recently retired from her position as Vice President of Organic Sales for Earthbound Farm, the Nations dominant supplier of organic vegetables and salads. She is the 2003 recipient of the Women in Produce achievement award and has served on several industry boards. In 2010 she joined the faculty as an Adjunct Professor in Fresh Fruit and Vegetable marketing at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. She also serves on the board of directors of the Community Foundation for Monterey County where she is chairing a 1.5 million dollar endowment campaign for the Women’s Fund. Tonya holds a Bachelors of Arts degree from the University of California at Irvine. Her time is well managed with her role as a consultant to the produce industry, mentor and community volunteer.

 

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