We are seeking a talented senior consultant to support the Agriculture & Food Systems program. The ideal candidate will be committed to racial equity and progressive values while being passionate about local food, family farmers, and rural communities. This person should have a deep knowledge base of the food and agriculture partner landscape and of the variety of issues in the food and farm policy space with demonstrated success in community and legislative organizing, coalition building and exceptional research and writing skills. This individual should also be comfortable on the phone and cold-calling legislators and their staff. The Agriculture and Food Systems consultant will work with national staff at SiX as well as in-state partners to support legislators in their roles to promote progressive agriculture policies at the state level. We anticipate that the objectives of this contract position will take 20-30 hours to complete per week. This is a six-month contract with the potential for renegotiation at the end of the contract.