Rutherford believes in the power of people to bring about change. For
this reason, she has long been a supporter of Paso Pacífico's grassroots
projects that support small-holder farmers, especially women. Through
the family foundation that she leads, she has supported efforts to
revive populations of native honey bees and strengthen women farmers.
is on the front lines of environmental conservation and social justice
through her involvement in many committed organizations. This month
Francie and Sarah Otterstrom attended the People's Climate March
in NY with Forest Ethics
, an organization focused on protecting endangered forests and wildlife in North America.
Thank you Francie for all you do for people and the planet!