Kat Crane is a Procurement Agent at Mountain Rose Herbs. She holds a B.S. in Environmental Science and Sustainable Agriculture from Oregon State University and is a self-proclaimed soil nerd. She grew up in the verdant Willamette Valley where she cultivated a deep appreciation for the agricultural community around her and the challenges in the food system today. She is passionate about the potential for regenerative agricultural practices and soil health to reshape the production paradigm from a harmful one to a healing one, and that passion informs the work she does for Mountain Rose Herbs. In her free time, you will find her in the kitchen learning to cook new types of cuisine, foraging mushrooms with her family, exploring new camping spots across the state, or adding to her vinyl collection.
How can seaweed become certified organic, why it's important, and what that process looks like.
January 6, 2022
Procurement is more than relationship building. A good buyer takes into consideration the whole picture, from geological happenings to the quality of the final product, and everywhere in between.
December 8, 2021
We all love the magic of harvest time, but farmers don’t get to rest when the crops are done. Learn what it takes to get your herbs from the farm to you.
December 17, 2020
Learn how farmers Annie and Peter work in love and harmony with each other and the local ecosystem to produce its vibrant herbs and spices.
November 9, 2020
We take special care to curate our relationships with trusted farmers and partners. Learn how organic hops go from the farm to the bottle in your hands.
September 22, 2020
Domestic cultivation of rhodiola is a relatively new endeavor—one that comes with a unique set of challenges. Learn why Mountain Rose Herbs exclusively purchases cultivated rhodiola from the United States.
January 7, 2019