- Adriane Busby
Adriane Busby serves as the Sr. Food and Climate Policy Analyst for Friends of the Earth where she advances federal policy advocacy at the intersection of climate and food through coalition building, grassroots organizing, and lobbying Congress and relevant federal agencies to support climate-friendly food procurement and a just transition to ecologically regenerative farming. Adriane graduated from Texas Tech University School of Law with a certificate in Law and Science, specializing in Environmental Law. Coming from a diverse professional background, Adriane has served as Attorney Advisor with the U.S. EPA’s Office of Administrative Law Judges; spent a year at Farmworker Justice as Staff Attorney for Pesticide Safety Policy where she advocated for stronger farm Worker Protection Standards through direct lobbying and coalition building; and provided healthcare regulatory analysis and guidance on Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services requirements.
Adriane is a Houston, Texas native, but currently resides in Denver, CO with her husband, Marc, and rescue schnoodle, Javier. She enjoys gardening, HIIT classes, cooking, and traveling. Adriane’s passion for international travel led her to solo backpack Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, China, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, Malaysia, and Cambodia in a 3 year period.