Jamie Harvie

Executive Director, Institute for a Sustainable Future

Duluth, MN

Accelerate Collaboration, Act Local First, Co-Create Policy, Cultivate Connection, Prioritize Equity, Regenerate Soil & Nature, Share Ownership, Shift Capital  |  Advocacy, Business Network / Alliance, Environmental Sustainability, Food and Agriculture, Public Health, Worker Ownership

Jamie develops and leads projects, collaborations and initiatives at the nexus of health, community, environment and health care.

Jamie is the Executive Director of the Institute for a Sustainable Future, Duluth, MN and also serves as the Coordinating Director of The Food Commons, a new food system economic paradigm. His work includes the development and coordination of the successful national mercury elimination campaign. He founded and directed the Healthy Food in Healthcare Initiative a nationwide collaboration of NGOs, clinicians and healthcare partners to transform healthcare food policy and practice and is founder of Commons Health, established to realign health and healthcare with ecological principles. He sits on a variety of boards including Duluth Whole Foods Co-operative. His recognition includes the NRDC “National Thought Leader” award for his work on sustainable food systems and the Paul and Sheila Wellstone Public Health Achievement Award. His hobbies include cooking, acting, sculpture and skiing. Trained as a civil engineer, he was born near Montreal, Canada and currently resides in Duluth, MN.