Adam Wright, The Villages Grown
Adam comes to The Villages Grown with a diverse background in industrial design, including Hydroponic, Aeroponic and Product Processing systems. As Director of Operations, Adam is the visionary behind the development of The Villages Grown operations technology and facilities design. His innovative spirit meets lean-design, technical approach is one of the core foundations of The Villages Grown model – where ‘Old School Agricultural Practices meets New-School technology and design’.
Wright worked in Italy for over 5 years with a high-profile manufacturing and logistics company. At this time, he fell in love with his travels that often left him staying in Slow-Food ‘Agriturismos’ (i.e., ‘Livable farm-to-table cultures’). After Italy, he returned to the U.S. to join Seed2Source, one of the largest sustainable agriculture consulting firms in Florida. After a decade, Seed2Source has now evolved into what has become The Villages Grown, in The Villages, FL. Wright is a Brand Ambassador, speaker and moderator for The Villages Grown, while also serving many roles outside of just design and including Research & Development and Sales.
Adam’s diverse background includes expertise in CEA, Sustainability, Local Food Systems, Community Outreach, Public-Private Agricultural Projects (including Municipalities), Local Farm & Artisan Networks, and Foundations.