Amber Faur came to California in 2006 and has since studied non-profit administration at the University of San Francisco and worked for several social service and environmental organizations throughout the Bay Area. She earned a BS in International Agriculture and Rural Sociology at University of Wisconsin Madison and has written thesis on both land distribution inequality in Brazil and the racial wealth divide in the United States. Aside from her skills in operations and finance, she farms poultry in Sebastopol with her teenage son.