Brittany Florio is the Program Associate at Farm to Institution New England. In this role, Britt coordinates program development, outreach and communications to catalyze change in the dynamic farm to institution movement. She has been working in the food system since 2010. Prior to her work at FINE, Britt has co-owned a regenerative herb and vegetable farm in the Hudson Valley, New York. After leaving the farm life, she worked with campus food service operations as the Sustainability Coordinator for UMass Dining. Britt still works at UMass Amherst as an adjunct faculty member, teaching Sustainability Science. Britt holds a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture and Natural Resources from the University of Connecticut and a Master’s degree in Sustainability Science with a concentration in Sustainable Food Systems and Agriculture from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. In her free time, Britt loves fermenting foods, kayaking, foraging and making wild flower bouquets.