Megan Cornish

VP External Affairs, FoodMaven

Megan Cornish provides leadership in regulations, policies, and industry affairs that characterize the food ecosystem and sustainability practices. Megan was a lobbyist for years after serving in two congressional offices and a House committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., she previously ran a number of political campaigns. She has a M.A. in Global Security from Johns Hopkins University and a BA in Political Science from Colorado College.

My Sessions

Learn more about how colleges and universities, K-12 schools, hospitals, local governments, and other institutions are deliberately using their purchasing power to make change in the food system, through the creation of sustainable procurement policies, changes in contract language, partnerships with suppliers, and other strategies. This session will ultimately make the case that institutional purchasers … read more >>

Strategies for sustainable food procurement, from packaging to supporting local vendors