Overview

Brittany Anderson and FamilyBrittany P. Anderson is a dynamic force within the agricultural community of the Hamakua Coast. She wears multiple hats, from running her own small business to being a devoted wife and mother as well as an advocate for regenerative farming practices. Brittany's passion for making a positive impact drives her to actively engage with and uplift her community.

Brittany is a proud graduate of Cedar Crest College in Pennsylvania. There she studied genetic engineering, writing, and pre-law.

Professional Experience

Brittany’s journey before delving into farming was diverse, including roles in publishing, e-commerce, and managing teams in the medical field. As a storyteller at heart, Brittany's work with Ke Ola magazine allowed her to shine a spotlight on the rich tapestry of the people and places within the Big Island.

Brittany Anderson, Family FarmerFueled by a desire to ensure residents have access to healthy, locally sourced food, Brittany ventured into farming alongside her husband. Their commitment to sustainable/regenerative farming practices, aimed at nurturing the land, has earned Brittany recognition. Brittany entered and won the Hawaii Island Business Plan Competition for their innovative farm business approach in 2019. She is a public speaker on regenerative agriculture and agriculture theft; and was guest speaker at the Hawaii Agriculture Conference in Oahu on the topics. Brittany had the honor of representing Hawaii at the National Farmers Union Women’s Conference. She also assisted in planning the first Hawaii Island Food Summit and hosted the Women Farmer’s Pau Hana after the event which raised money for women farmer education grants. In addition, Brittany volunteered with the Hilo Downtown Improvement Association.

The challenges faced by local farmers during the pandemic deeply resonated with Brittany. Despite the obstacles, she remained steadfast, working tirelessly to strengthen her farm and support her community. Brittany's deep-rooted connection to the Hamakua Coast, stemming from multi-generational ties to the area, fuels her dedication to creating a thriving and sustainable community for all.

Key Issues

Sustainable AgricultureTransportation

Past Public Service

National Farmers Union Women's Conference Hawaii Representative, Hilo Downtown Improvement Association

Contact Information

Brittany P. Anderson
P.O. BOX 372
HONOMU, HI 96728
ph: (808) 987-7110
[email protected]
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