Local Matters is creating healthy communities through food education, access and advocacy. Its vision is to have systemic, food-related change across diverse populations and community settings by 2020.
Here, meet Michelle Moskowitz Brown, Executive Director of Local Matters.
Chief Executive Name and Title: Michelle Moskowitz Brown, Executive Director
City of residence: Columbus
Organization name: Local Matters
Organization mission: To create healthy communities through food education, access and advocacy
How long in this role/with the organization: Six years
Number of staff and volunteers: 20 staff, 200 volunteers
Describe the organization in three words: Best team ever
Proudest Achievement at Local Matters: Creating a new home where we host classes in addition to the 100 sites where we teach annually
If you could have dinner with three people, dead or alive, who would they be: Emma Goldman, Thurgood Marshall (listening to his audio book right now) and Kurt Vonnegut, though it might be better to be a fly on the wall for that odd mix
Favorite book: Tried long and hard, I can’t choose.
In elementary school I aspired to be: A comedian
Best part of working with Mollard Consulting: Getting to know Kerri and the rest of the team a bit