Writer, Filmmaker, Glory B. Media, Inc.
Johanna Divine is a freelance filmmaker, writer and development consultant. Johanna produced and directed Young Agrarians, a film documenting the next generation of farmers and ranchers that chosen as part of the fifth annual Media That Matters Film Festival. The film received the Nourishing Change Award from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. In 2006, the film was featured as part of Slow Food's Terra Madre World Meeting in Turin, Italy, and in 2007 was shown in Melbourne, Australia, as part of the Sustainable Living Festival. Johanna's organization, Glory B. Media, Inc., specializes in video production, communications and development consultation for nonprofits working in the food and agriculture sector. Current projects include: development of a premier educational farm facility in Columbia, Missouri; the Media That Matters: Good Food film series; and Youth Renewing the Countryside, a book showcasing innovative young leaders in rural America. Before relocating to Austin, Johanna co-founded Flagstaff Foodlink, Inc., a grassroots nonprofit organization linking people with healthy, regional food. She helped develop the thriving Flagstaff Community Market and served on the Flagstaff Unified School District Wellness Committee, which successfully passed a district-wide ban on junk food in February 2005. She also founded and directed Flagstaff Youth Gardens, a summer employment program for high school students. Johanna works seasonally as an instructor for the Alaska Branch of the National Outdoor Leadership School. She also serves as an advisory board member for the Multinational Exchange for Sustainable Agriculture, based in Oakland, California.