Megnot Mulugeta (she/her) is the programs intern with FINE and a graduate student at the University of Vermont’s Food Systems program. With a background in community and urban farm programs, she is excited about broadening her understanding of food systems to include the role of institutions in regional networks. Prior to attending the University of Vermont, Megnot was living in her hometown of Nashville, Tennessee, working at a food access organization and a grocery store. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology and Africana studies from Barnard College. In her free time, she enjoys fantasy novels, making music playlists, and baking.