David R. White Ph.D has lived and worked with gardens, farms, schools, non-profits and ecosystem restoration projects in the Ojai Valley for 30 years. He trained as a cell biologist and microscopist at Edinburgh University and has conducted research at the Universities of Edinburgh, Cornell, Rockefeller, and Idaho. In addition to being the founder of R.D.O., David is the executive director of the Center for Regenerative Agriculture, an environmental, education-focused non-profit. David also directs Once Upon a Watershed, an education program active at 12 schools in the Ventura River Watershed. After raising two children, he continues to spend his free time educating children at schools.