Kimberly Behzadi
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Kimberly Behzadi, MBA is a self-described food lover - but more than just a #foodie. Her interests span from food history to food advocacy specifically supporting the local food movement and eliminating food scarcity.  Her career spans plant-based milk startups to working for Mr. Peanut on the Planters brand. When she's not working, she's volunteering and learning about her local food advocates including the Chicago Meat Collective, Plant Chicago, and more. Her goal of 2020 is to read 45 different food-related books.

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