Mary Lou Morgan

Chair of the Food Secure Canada Board
Food Secure Canada
  For more than 32 years, Mary Lou has experimented with ways to increase access to good, affordable food in a way that empowers and educates individuals. Her career has encompassed working in an organic greenhouse, in a food distribution company, serving on the Ontario Farm Products Marketing Commission and co-founding The Big Carrot in Toronto. In the last 14 years of her full-time working life, Mary Lou developed and managed the social entrepreneurial programs for FoodShare Toronto, the Good Food Box program, Field to Table Catering, the Toronto Kitchen Incubator, the School Food Program, a community service program for high risk and homeless youth, and an urban agriculture program for those with mental health challenges. Mary Lou continues to work as a consultant working to strengthen the organizations and enterprises that are building regional food systems in Ontario.