Jennifer Gerrity is the Chief Operations Officer at Mountain Rose Herbs and has played a key role in establishing the company's botanical sourcing program over the last decade. She has a bachelor’s degree in Plant Science at Rutgers University, where she specialized in propagation and agribusiness management. During her study there, she focused on tropical agriculture, bioremediation, and tissue culture and continued doing research for the university and the EPA after graduation. Jennifer oversees the staff, production, and quality assurance at Mountain Rose Herbs. She takes special interest in the procurement of high quality organic herbs, spices, and teas through domestic farm visits and international travel. She is committed to farm development and outreach in the form of special projects such as our Fair For Life partnership in Karnataka, and cultivating a domestic market for woods grown American Ginseng.
Discover how Fair for Life’s fair trade cultivation program helps promote gender equity and social welfare in farming communities across the world.
February 25, 2020
Albania's cultural and agricultural history are strongly intertwined, and the nation's past challenges have shaped a present still deeply steeped in tradition. Learn how the people and plants of this region have helped one another survive and thrive for countless generations.
April 9, 2019
Travel into the Balkan mountains at the peak of the autumn harvest to visit our organic farm and harvest partners in the Bulgarian countryside.
February 19, 2019
Curious about where we get this popular herb? See pictures of our organic farm in India where our farmers are cultivating adaptogenic ashwagandha by hand!
December 30, 2017
Interested in updates on the protection of American Ginseng? In this post, our Executive Director, Jennifer, reflects on the recent ginseng symposium.
September 28, 2017
Demand for spices acquired from tree barks is putting many tree species in peril. Find out more about how Mountain Rose Herbs is working with farmers in India to explore unconventional, sustainable methods of harvesting cassia (cinnamon) that preserves the life and integrity of the trees.
October 26, 2016
See how we help the farmers we work with in India increase yields, biodiversity, and disease resistance in their trees through our Fair for Life Project. Read about our work to distribute free, organic spice tree saplings such as cinnamon, nutmeg, mace, and clove to farmers.
October 19, 2016
Mountain Rose Herbs Fair for Life Project in Kollegala, India doesn't just bring us some of the finest turmeric in the world; it also provides premiums to communities to build new wells, irrigation systems, and to repair homes.
October 12, 2016
Mountain Rose Herbs works with Fair for Life to build long-term relationships with our botanical providers, in order to offer mutually beneficial partnerships promoting wellness and sustainability for the land, water, wildlife, farmers, and our customers.
October 5, 2016