Derek Azevedo

Derek Azevedo

Derek Azevedo is executive vice president at Bowles Farming Company, a sixth-generation, 160-year-old, 12,000-acre diversified farm striving to produce food and fiber in the most ethical and sustainable ways possible. Based in rural Los Banos, CA, Derek's roles on the farm involve strategic crop planning, contract negotiations, and oversight of special projects, including on-farm composting and habitat restoration. Prior to joining the Bowles' team, Derek spent 12 years in the food processing industry working with farmers throughout the San Joaquin Valley, coordinating the purchase and delivery of raw fruit and farm services. Derek is a graduate of Kansas State University and the California Ag Leadership class 45. (Gustine, CA) @BowlesFarming