Speaker

Lindsay Smith

Food Systems Consultant, Washington Regional Food Funders

Lindsay Smith, AICP, consults with the charitable foundation members of Washington Regional Food Funders to support the development of a more equitable food system in the Greater Washington region. Previously she worked as an urban planner in suburban Maryland, consulted on land conservation, and served as a coordinator for a local food council.

Lindsay began deepening her expertise in transforming regional food systems a number of years ago when she traveled to Brazil to study a unique food security program in Belo Horizonte. In her free time, she can be found in her community garden in Northwest DC and volunteering with several organizations working to improve access to healthy, sustainable, affordable food. Lindsay is a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners, and several sustainable agriculture organizations in Virginia and Maryland. She holds a master's in urban planning and a master's in environmental policy from the University of Michigan.