Katrina is the Executive Director for Frey Vineyards, Ltd. in Redwood Valley, California, and president of the board of Demeter USA. Since founding the pioneering organic and Biodynamic® winery in 1980 with her husband, she has guided the winery’s growth from 2,000 cases to 90,000 cases.

After graduating from Earlham College, Katrina moved to northern California where she studied biodynamic farming under Alan Chadwick, the influential English horticulturist. Katrina has spoken about additive-free wines and biodynamic farming at EcoFarm, IFOAM international conferences, and Expo East and West. In 2003 she was a strategy team member of the successful citizens' initiative to ban the propagation of genetically engineered crops and animals in Mendocino, California. Katrina is an avid beekeeper; you can read her blog on