Green Umbrella would like to extend a warm welcome to Michaela Oldfield, who joined our staff in December as the new Director for the Greater Cincinnati Regional Food Policy Council.
Michaela completed a PhD in Community, Agriculture, Recreation and Resources Studies at Michigan State University under Mike Hamm. She also has a JD from the University of Michigan. As a graduate student, Michaela studied the politics of the Food Safety Modernization Act and the ways public and private actors shape policy affecting the food system. She also spent time working with the local Food Policy Council in Lansing on the city's ordinances pertaining to urban agriculture. As the Director of the Greater Cincinnati Regional Food Policy Council, Michaela plans to help the council identify and advocate for both well-recognized and creative policy solutions that advance the Council's mission to promote a healthy, equitable, and sustainable food system for all within Greater Cincinnati’s ten-county region.
You can reach Michaela in the office at (513) 541-1538 or by email at email@example.com.