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Liz Gensler

Liz Gensler is an outreach specialist with the Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems.  Her work centers on the Michigan Good Food Charter, a collaboratively-produced agenda for a food system that is rooted in local communities and promotes equity, sustainability, and thriving economies.  Liz co-leads the Michigan Local Food Council Network, which unites food councils in peer-to-peer learning and training to address food issues and food policy in their communities.  Her work includes administering a seed grant program to fund capacity-building in new and existing food councils in Michigan.

Liz currently serves on the formation team for a food policy council under development her home community of Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Prior to joining CRFS, Liz coordinated a coalition of food security and nutrition organizations there.  She holds a master’s degree in public affairs from the School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University and a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Wisconsin.

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