Mr. Goodman received his Bachelor of Science in Animal Science (Honors) from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and M.S. in Reproductive Physiology from South Dakota State University. Mr. Goodman and his wife run Northwood Farm, a 45-cow organic dairy and direct market beef farm in Wonewoc, Wisconsin. He frequently speaks and presents workshops on organic farming, direct marketing, local food, international trade and social justice issues. Mr. Goodman is also former Food and Society Policy Fellow and serves on the boards of Family Farm Defenders, Organic Consumers and the Center for Food Safety.
Jim joined Midwest Environmental Advocates' board in 2009.