Jed Davis is Director of Sustainability for the Agri-Mark dairy cooperative, known for being a certified B Corp and for its Cabot, McCadam and Agri-Mark brands of award-winning dairy products. Jed has a lifetime involvement with agriculture and cooperatives and over two decades of service in the cheese world.
Born and raised on a six-generation family dairy and fruit farm in Central Massachusetts, Jed received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Dartmouth College and his Master in Business Administration degree from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth in New Hampshire. He began working at Cabot Creamery in Vermont in 1991 and has held a variety of marketing, sales and operations positions. In 2008, Jed was named Agri-Mark’s first Director of Sustainability and his efforts center on helping the co-op and its brands aspire to an understanding of “Sustainability” as “living within our means and ensuring the means to live” – from cow-to- creamery-to-customer.
Jed is active on a number of sustainability efforts, including local, state, national and international. In 2010, Jed was named a fellow in the Donella Meadows Leadership Program of the Sustainability Institute, now known as the Donella Meadows Institute. Jed, his wife Elizabeth, and their small “herd” of four children live in Waterbury, Vermont.