Henning Sehmsdorf has, since 1970, been the owner and operator of S&S Homestead Farm, a biodynamic and self-sufficient farm on Lopez Island, Washington. With his wife, Elizabeth, he developed a farm-to-school program that is now an established K-12 curriculum at Lopez Island Public School ( Henning has a background in business, farming, and academic work (emeritus at the University of Washington). He is currently adjunct faculty at Huxley College of the Environment (Western Washington University) and at the Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources (Washington State University).