Local food system advocate and organizer

  • Involved in local food issues since 2004 when the Northside lost its grocery store. Worked to bring a grocery store back to the neighborhood.
  • Cofounder of the Northside Farmers Market.
  • Helped more Madison farmers markets become food stamp accessible.
  • Involved in the initial planning of the FEED Kitchens, establishing the crucial need for business training along with access to a kitchen.
  • Became involved with NPC in 2002, cofounding what has become the East Area PTO Coalition and has served as NPC Co-Chair.
  • Served on the Dane County Food Council.