Julia Olmstead coj mus rau McKnight kev paub dav dav ntawm kev ua liaj ua teb kev txuag txoj cai thiab ib daim ntawv teev kev ua tiav ntawm kev ua tiav ntawm qhov kev tsim ua. Ua ntej nws koom nrog lub Foundation, nws tau ua tus thawj saib xyuas rau Lub Chaw Ua Haujlwm Saib Xyuas Kev Ywj Pheej Rau Lub Tsev Kawm Ntawv ntawm Lub Ntev-Extension, uas nws tsim, launched, thiab tswj tau ntau tus neeg muaj feem xyuam nrog kev ua liaj ua teb dej. Lub phiaj xwm bridged pej xeem cov koom haum (county, xeev, thiab tsoom fwv), cov neeg ua liaj ua teb, cov lag luam, thiab cov koom haum ua lag luam, thiab tau ua ib lub qauv rau kev ywj pheej, kev nyab xeeb ntawm kev ua liaj ua teb.

Yav dhau los, nws tau siv plaub xyoos ua haujlwm ua haujlwm rau cov neeg zej zos hauv zos hauv lub koom haum hu ua Agriculture and Trade Policy hauv Minneapolis. Nws kuj tau ua hauj lwm raws li xov xwm sau ntawv rau NBC Bay Area Xov Xwm hauv San Jose, CA, thiab tau luam tawm cov ntawv, cov phau ntawv xov xwm thiab cov tswv yim zoo, nrog rau Cov Kev Kawm Txog Qoob loo, Smithsonian magazine, thiab Los Angeles Times.

Keebkwm ntawm St. Paul, Olmstead tau kawm tiav hauv Botany thiab lus Spanish ntawm UW Madison, thiab ob tug kawm tiav - tus tswv Master of Science ntawm cog qoob loo thiab kev cog qoob loo ntawm Iowa State University, thiab Master of Journalism ntawm UC-Berkeley.