McKenna Hayes

Editorial Director

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McKenna is the Editorial Director for Food Tank. She holds an M.A. in Food and Agricultural Law and Policy from Vermont Law School and a B.S. in Public Communications from the University of Vermont. She currently resides in Ludlow, Vermont and enjoys yoga, snowboarding, hiking, and swimming in her free time.

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