Tom Newmark

Tom Newmark spent fourteen years in the natural products industry, helping to build New Chapter into a premier brand in the natural retail channel.  Proctor & Gamble purchased New Chapter about five years ago, and since that time Tom has focused on environmental activism with specific attention on regenerative agriculture. Tom is also the co-owner of Finca Luna Nueva Lodge, a Demeter-certified Biodynamic farm and ecolodge in Costa Rica that teaches regenerative agriculture.

Tom is board chair of the American Botanical Council, the co-founder and board chair of The Carbon Underground, board chair of the Greenpeace Fund USA, c0-founder and steering committee member of Regeneration International, and was the founder and board chair of Sacred Seeds, an international conservation project now administered by United Plant Savers. In his past he was a corporate attorney and entrepreneur, from which he claims to be recovering.