Lauren Kaskey is the Regional Program Manager for Health Care Without Harm’s Healthy Food in Health Care program. Healthy Food in Health Care works with Food Service Directors nation-wide to increase local and sustainable purchasing. As the Northern New England coordinator, Lauren builds networks, facilitates programs and manages sustainable purchasing projects throughout the region. She approaches her institutional procurement work through a food systems lens, working to find the connections between community health and wealth, equity, and food programming. Before Health Care Without Harm, Lauren managed the Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program in 31 schools in the Boston Public School system. She holds a dual-Masters degree in Food Policy and Applied Nutrition and Public Health. Lauren is based in the Mad River Valley in Vermont but can be found traveling throughout New England (stopping often to take a hike). Contact Lauren by email at: [email protected]