Harriet Wegmeyer

Executive Director, FERT Foundation

Harriet serves as Executive Director of the FERT Foundation. Harriet was Executive Director of the Nutrients for Life Foundation from 2008 through the 2023 founding of the FERT Foundation. Harriet directs the day-to-day activities of the Foundation, including its strategic planning, educational efforts and fundraising initiatives. Her previous professional experiences include Maryland and Virginia Milk Producers Association, the U.S. Apple Association, and The Fertilizer Institute.

Harriet is passionate about the value of soil nutrients and sees their impact every day on her strawberry, raspberry, blackberry and pumpkin farm. She is a graduate of Cornell University, and native of Coldenham, N.Y. She resides in Hamilton, Va., with her husband and three sons.