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I am passionate about:
Local Food, Regional Food Systems, Public Markets and local economic development.
A little known fact about me is:
My nature name is Racoon, as I eat everything
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Senior Program Lead
"Passionate community builder, entrepreneur and doer"
Marina manages Evergreen’s initiatives related to food policy, public markets, and hubs. She works to change the status quo of city systems, like food, to make them more just, equitable, and sustainable. Marina developed Evergreen’s Food and Public Market Action Plan and created a suite of programs that promote food literacy, community development, local entrepreneurship, and place making. Marina has been a member of the Toronto Food Policy Council since 2013, is chair of the Council’s Public Food Market Working Group, and has almost 15 years working in food systems and city building.