Regen Ag Alliance
Reginaldo Haslett-Marroquin a native Guatemalan began working on economic development projects with indigenous communities in 1988. Served as a consultant for the UNDP’s Bureau for Latin America and as an advisor to the World Council of Indigenous Peoples. Migrated to the US in 1992, a founding member of the Fair Trade Federation in 1994, Director of the Fair Trade Program at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy from 1995 to 1998, led the creation and launch of Peace Coffee, a fair-trade coffee company and a multitude of new immigrant enterprises.
Public recognitions include: 1996 MN’s Twin Cities International Citizens of the Year, 2008 Service to Mankind Award (SERTOMA). Currently a member of the Rotary Club of Northfield, Board VP at MOSES, founding and steering committee member of Regeneration International, advisory board member for the Savanna Institute Founder and Executive Director at the Regenerative Agriculture Alliance (www.regenagalliance.org), co-founder of Tree-Range® Farms/Regeneration Farms, and Co-Owner of newly launched Regenerative Agriculture Solutions a supply chain development consultancy. Regi has broken new ground in codifying ancestral indigenous knowledge and modern economics, agronomics, management science, and scalable system-level design and engineering into a leading Poultry-Centered Regenerative Agriculture System he has pioneered. His work is scaling up the ability of small, migrant, and minority farmers in the US, and small farmers in many countries to build cohesive and systemic ways of overcoming poverty, hunger, and malnutrition while re-defining economic development into a wholistic large-scale aggregation of circular wealth management strategies.
He has an agronomy degree from the Escuela Nacional Central de Agricultura (ENCA), studied at the Universidad de San Carlos in Guatemala, graduated in Business Administration from Augsburg University in Minneapolis, completed an intensive Mini-MBA from the University of St. Thomas in MN and has extensive training and experience in business development and management. Currently Regi lives and farms at Salvatierra Farms, a 75-acre of land in Minnesota with his wife Amy. Here he continues to develop poultry-centered regenerative approaches and strategies. Salvatierra Farms is part of a regional system of farms which collectively are re-shaping this industry sector in the Midwest and beyond.