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. In 2017, Marina received the Canada 150 Outstanding neighbour award by MP Carolyn Bennet and recently joined the global Placemaking Leadership Council (PPS). Marina has a BA from the University of Buenos Aires.
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