Cara Cargill is an Associate at Essential Partners. Cara also works as a facilitator and mediator covering a spectrum of subjects from agriculture, food systems, land access, to family systems, and civic engagement. The civic engagement dialogues have included such topics as mental health, substance use, community-police relations, transportation, environmental resiliency, education, and strategic planning for communities. She has also done projects related to animal welfare.
Currently, she works as a mediator and program coordinator for the New Hampshire Agricultural Mediation Program, as the New Hampshire field agent for Land For Good, as a contractor with the State of New Hampshire as the North Country FAIR facilitator, as a New Hampshire Listens Carsey Fellow and an associate of Essential Partners. Cara received her MS in Mediation and Applied Conflict studies from the Woodbury Institute of Champlain College and her BA in Political Science and Environmental Studies from Mount Holyoke.