Dr. Jason Bradford has a background in tropical botany and ecology, and studied plant diversity and ecosystem stress in the face of global climate change. He is a fellow of the Post Carbon Institute and hosts the radio program "The Reality Report" on KZYX&Z in Mendocino County, CA. He initiated a series of community conversations related to peak oil and sustainable economics that led to the founding of Willits Economic LocaLization (WELL). Dr. Bradford regulary contributes to The Oil Drum, with an emphasis on subjects such as ecological economics, social change, and practical skills. His current focus is on transition in the food system in the face of resource constraints. In 2006 he began farming using low-input and mostly manual labor techniques at a CSA he founded called Brookside Farm. He is now a Managing Partner in Farmland LP, which acquires conventional farmland and oversees its conversion to organic farmland.