Anthony Chang

Executive Director, Kitchen Table Advisors

San Francisco, CA

Accelerate Collaboration, Regenerate Soil & Nature  |  Community Economic Development, Environmental Sustainability, Food and Agriculture, Funding/ Investment, Rural Community Development

Anthony helps sustainable farms become sustainable businesses and fosters cross-sector collaboration with corporations, banks, CDFIs, and value-add food companies to fuel this work.

Before founding Kitchen Table Advisors, Anthony had more than 15 years of experience as a micro-lender, business advisor, and finance manager for social enterprises and high-impact nonprofits focused on economic opportunity. He also spent more than 10 years in leadership positions, helping Opportunity Fund become the largest nonprofit micro-lender in California and launching California FarmLink’s farm microloan program. Anthony serves on the advisory boards and/or board committees of The Fruit Guys Community Fund, Real Food Real Stories, SPUR Food Systems & Urban Ag program, and CUESA. He has a B.S. in business administration from the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business. Anthony was born in New Jersey and currently lives in Mountain View, CA.

IMPACT

  • Increased the long-term viability of the next generation of sustainable small farms in Northern California.
  • Helped some of our clients more than double their net income and make a living wage.
  • In the initial 3-year pilot of Kitchen Table Adivor’s program, helped 10 sustainable farm clients increase cumulative annual sales of local healthy food by $1 million.
  • During the pilot helped 10 under-served sustainable farm businesses access more than $300,000 in financing and maintain more than 200 acres in sustainable agriculture.