Margaret Brown

Senior Attorney, New York Regional, People & Communities Program

Margaret Brown advocates for more just and sustainable food systems in New York and other regions around the United States. In particular, she brings legal and policy tools to partnerships working to improve school food, develop the growing field of food law, advance community-designed food justice campaigns, and pass innovative city and state policies to build healthy, equitable, sustainable, and resilient regional food systems. Brown is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin–Madison and New York University School of Law. She is based in NRDC’s New York office.


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