Krysten Aguilar

Co-Executive Director
La Semilla Food Center

Krysten Aguilar is the Co-Executive Director at La Semilla Food Center, serving as part of a woman of color leadership team and driving La Semilla’s mission of creating a fair, just, and sustainable local food system riding on the frontier of nonprofit development with an innovative leadership model, holistic programming, and using food systems work as a tool for racial and gender healing. Krysten leads policy work at the organization that is rooted in community and racial justice. Krysten holds a bachelor’s degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences from Eastern New Mexico University and a master’s degree in Cultural Anthropology from New Mexico State University.